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Why I Am Getting Burning Painfulness On My Vagina

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Getting pain on my neck

Hi I am currently on isentress, reyataz and norvir (sorry if i spelled them wrong). I have been getting a sore neck the kind you may get when you sleep wrong and I can barely turn my head to the right to look without it hurting. I have been getting...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be very unusual for your HIV regimen to cause such a localized problem in your neck so I would generally suspect some other cause (such as a pinged nerve or muscle/tendon irritation). KH... Read more »

Risk of getting infected by licking a vagina

About a week ago, I had licked vagina of prostitute for about a minute and it was unprotected (I am not sure whether vaginal fluid was present or not while licking her vagina, it might not had been present but not sure), and after that she had...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,HIV is not readily transmitted via oral sex. The risk of HIV transmission in this case was extremely unlikely. Other STD's can be transmitted via oral sex. If your sore throat gets worse then I would suggest a visit to your doctor.... Read more »

Finger in sex worker vagina "am i in threat of HIV infection or not"

Couple nights ago it was my bachelor night i inserted finger to sex worker vagina to recover my engagement ring. my skin near the nail circle is very rough and with little broken skin. but the broken skin doesnt bleed nor i feel pain or neither it...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is absolutely no risk from the situation you describe. <b>None</b>. You gave the perfect reason: "the broken skin doesnt bleed nor i feel pain or neither it burns." Your skin wasn't open. It... Read more »

Burning in Mouth ???

I have followed your board for quite some time and have never heard much mention of this. Below is a post from a website forum on Burning Mouth Syndrome. What is your opinion on this? Is what he's saying true?Thanks,John*****From other...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Actually, I do not agree with many of the comments contained within the answer posted on the Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) website as there are several reasons why a person can develop these symptoms including, but not limited to Erythematous... Read more »
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Burning and needle pics

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hey all,

I feel like I am HIV scared to test. Had anal sex 6 weeks ago, do not know the person, and 2weeks after had dull aches in arm pits and pain in the groin....that went away after 2 flu no fever....but horrible headaches.
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Strange smell from the vagina

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A year ago I had some unprotected intercourses, and after that I feel an strange discharge( sometimes it burns, sometimes it has an strange odor in it coming from the cervix, sometimes I have no fluid ). I had done two pap-smears, and a cultive and... Read more »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

Getting out of control.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've read through so many posts, past and recent. Sore nodes??????? Are they swollen, or sore? Big difference.Swollen and sore, or just swollen yeah may be a problem. Just sore? Come on people please that is so psychsomatic. You go to your doctor... Read more »