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White Bumps On Penis Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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Tiny white bumps on penis

My question may be twofold. I noticed about 6 weeks ago, underneath my penis(bottom side) three tiny white bumbs. they are rectangular in shape, but very small. In ordert to get a good view of them I have to stretch my skin. They are a little...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
1) It is difficult to tell from your description to what the bumps on your penis are related. Even if your description were more detailed, you should receive diagnoses of conditions from a doctor, in person. If you would like to get an idea of what... Read more »

small white sore on penis head

I had gone to a spa where I was massaged by a girl. At the end of the massage she also massaged by penis. And she used a fresh paper napkin to clean the semen. This happened about 8 months ago. I have never had any form of sex - oral, vaginal or...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-It is impossible to say exactly what is going on with your penis and what is the cause of the white bumps having not seen them. However, I would have no reason not to believe what the medical provider who saw you stated. I would talk... Read more »

acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome

Hi there doctor,Just afew questions I'd like to ask,How common does acute HIV infection or acute retroviral syndrome occur when people are first infected with hiv?Also after possable infection,after what period of time can we rule out symptoms...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Before I say anything about your question, please remember that any symptoms that you experience that cause you concern should be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to... Read more »

Am I infected after unprotected sex? "Acute HIV infection"

hi doctorbefore 10 days i had unprotected sex with sex worker,after 7 days i complained of sever sore throat ,my tonsils enlarged with multiple white spot on it(don't know if pus or tonsil stone )no fever,no skin rash,i want to know1_incubation...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It's going to be important for you to be tested at the 3 months since you did have risk for HIV. Unprotected vaginal/anal sex with a person whose status you don't know is risky.Also, symptoms can't tell us... Read more »
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white bumps on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
now i have these little white things all around the back of my tongue!!!man i'm scared !!!
thursday will be around the 25 day mark should i wait and go in for an confidential test or go see a dr now?

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Acute Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anybody know how long do the acute infection symptoms last ? - I had most of them at begining of week 5 and they have already lasted 4 weeks. Some say 2 days to 2 weeks, others say several weeks. I do not know who or what to believe.

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28 days Post Possible HIV Infection

Posted by LostMind, 1 Reply
Sorry for the long post...

10/10/12 I'm a 32 yr old white male; I had unprotected oral sex with a female I met at a bar (business trip in Seattle) and possibly unprotected vaginal sex (cannot remember). Since then I have been plagued with the... Read more »

small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
Hello all....

six weeks ago....i got intimate with a guy i was kind of dating. We got naked, made out, and did some dry humping (nothing else). i did not notice sores on his penis, and we discussed STDs before doing anything, tho i know that... Read more »