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Where Does Shingles Appear

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Can shingles appear in the testicals?

Can shingles appear on the testicles?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hi,Shingles (varicella zoster) can occur on any skin area, including the scrotum. If you're unclear about if you have shingles, you should see your health care provider. Early diagnosis and treatment can minimize the severity of symptoms.BY... Read more »

Shingles early on?

Is it possible to develop shingles within 3 months of exposure to HIV? I have tested negative at 3... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Anti-HIV Therapy Appears to Protect Children's Hearts, NIH Network Study Shows

For children who have had HIV-1 infection since birth, the combination drug therapies now used to treat HIV appear to protect against the heart damage seen before combination therapies were available, according to researchers in a National... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Pilot Program Appears to Cut STD Re-Infection Rate

New data show that a pilot program providing expedited partner therapy (EPT) at two Baltimore clinics appears to be working. Under the program, health care providers at the Druid and Eastern health clinics can prescribe antibiotics to up to three... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California HIV/AIDS Advocates to Appear at Hearing on Proposed Budget Cuts

On Friday, HIV/AIDS advocates in California will appear at the state Legislature's Budget Conference Committee hearing to urge lawmakers to block proposed health-related budget cuts, the Bay Area Reporter reports. According to the Reporter, Gov.... Read more »
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shingles?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had a sexual encounter yesterday with a guy who appeared to have shingles. when i asked him he said it was eczema, which i did not argue, but while changing him in sexual positions i did noticed that the shingles were in his ankles, and other body... Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

Can I get Shingles from another Poz guy if I had ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I get shingles from another poz person even if I already had them myself in the past??? Read more »

How soon do symptoms appear

Posted by jeremy, 2 Replies
For the first time in my life I just had unprotected sex with a female other than my spouse. If she was infected and passed hiv to me, how soon would symptoms appear for me?Also, how soon would an hiv test be appropriate for me? Read more »