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What Kind Of Skin Problems Can You Have If You Have Gonorrhea

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gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

HIV AND GONORRHEA REPLY

hi doc Bob,it's me again, the brazil-guy. Thank you very much for your answer for my first... Read more »

Skin problems: HIV or stress?

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Skin Problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is anyone familiar with common skin problems in positive people? Fungus infections, etc.? What kind of skin disorders might be expected or are considered common? Are there any that might be considered "classic" symptoms? Thanks for any info. you... Read more »

Sudden skin problems/Anyone else?

Posted by blackdante, 3 Replies
Does anyone else suffer from seborrhic dermatitis, exfoliative chelliitus,atopic eczema, folliticus, chronic dry skin, or any other skin issues that they didnt have before their risk?( I know you dont have to have HIV to have these conditions)
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Freaking Out:Jblue and Other Kind Souls!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey People...I don't know what to do:Every symptom that seems to be worht a look and is associated with HIV ,I seem to have,I'm NOT imagining these things:
Anyway long and the short of it is I started out with bumps on my penis and subsequently what... Read more »

Joint pain and Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does any one know the correlation between pain in the joints and skin conditions such as subheroic dermititis to HIV. My contact was about a year ago (protected sex with an escort) and for the last 6 months I have had rashes and pain in the various... Read more »