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lymph node

What is lymph node? I been reading different aritcles on here, but I am not sure what lymph node is. Can you please explain that to me Dr. Feinberg. Thank you.

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Oral Sex -The difference between insertive and receptive

Why is their a difference in the risk for insertive vs receptive oral sex and anul sex. Does'nt thethe uretha have a very thin membrane that can be penetrated from bacteria such as blood from the mouth or feces from the rectum?

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candida balantis

HI, You say candida balantis is not an opportunistic infection, yet oral thrush is?.. why the difference when they are (are they?) caused by the same thing?

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Can KS lesion change color?

Hi Dr. Feinberg. Thanks for your quick responses to questions-you're the fastest on this forum! Can a KS lesion appear to vary in color from day to day or even within the same day? Can it react to heat by changing in color,especially after being expo...

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dry skin and redness on penis

A couple of days ago I noticed that there was a little red area on my penis. It just looked like it was irritted and dry. The dry area got bigger. But it does not itch, no discharge, no puss and no discomfort at all. Just wondering what it could poss...

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Male Yeast Infection

What is the best way to treat a male yeast infection without seeing a doctor?

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Herpetic Whitlow..HELP!!

I have had HSV1 on the thumb of my left hand for 5 years, I think? It is now starting to spread to the palm of my hand. However, this was only recently diagnosed. I had 7 cultures during an active outbreak and they all came back negative. I had 2 bio...

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HIV and Herpes

Dr. Cohen-I sincerely hope you can help me with my question. I am very upset currently because just the day before yesterday I started feeling a burning in a very small area about the size of a dime about an inch to one side of my rectum. The slight ...

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Chronic yeast infections of the mouth

How common is it for women to have a chronic(6 months)yeast infection of the mouth? The infection is both hard and soft palate and has been treated, without success, on two occasions by the drug Diflucan. What would you do next? could this be HIV rel...

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Will HIV make Eczema worse?

Dear Dr. Feinberg - I have always had horrible skin. Since I am from the south, I am not use to the dry winters. Although I tested negative at ten weeks, I am still paranoid that it is the possible HIV making my eczema worse. I read in your recent an...