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What Std Would Cause Lower Back Pain?

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Pain in joints and lower back.

Dr Currier,My brother has been HIV + for about 2 years, CD4 300+ not on any antiretroviral treatment. He recently has been suffering from excrutiating pain in his wrists and knees. The GP diagnosed poliarthralgea(?) and gave him mild painkillers....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV itself does not typically cause joint pain or back pain. Your brother may want to get a second opinion from an internist or rheumatologist (specialist in joint disease). He should seriously consider HIV treatment before his T cells slip... Read more »

Lower spinal and back pain

Hi my name is Brian and I live in Chicago. I was once on Coombivir and sustiva. Now Truvada and... Read more »

Strange Pain lower back/groin area

Hi, I have developed this strange pain in my lower back and groin area on the left side. I have no... Read more »
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Increases in STD Cases Among NYC Residents Raise Public Health Concerns, Including Possible Rise in New HIV Cases

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Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

STD or no?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently found red spots on the top side of the head of my penis. I had sex without a condom for about 20 seconds with a girl and then pulled out. They do not bother me and are not oozing or big. Could they be from irritation caused by the... Read more »

STD PERSISTENCE

Posted by Anonymous
If you contracted STD's such as Chlamydia, Gonnorea, how long do they persist for during an outbreak? And they say it causes penis pain, well, does that mean the penis hurts every minute? or just once in a while.

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Std???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
guess i wouldn't ask, but i saw information that "teeth marks" on my tongue could be indication of an STD. a week after possible exposure i had the penis swab and was found negative of all those, i was also given antibiotics to treat them incase i... Read more »