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Hi i am a male 29 had a exposure with breast milk of a lactating woman hiv status don't know after 15 days of exposure i got geographical toung or something like lychin planus white patch on the tongue and itching and nausea know At 3 months Hiv1...
Hi, and thanks for your question While HIV can technically be passed through breastmilk, we typically see this from a mother who has HIV to an infant when the baby actually ingests breastmilk during regular breastfeeding multiple times per day. If the breastmilk only came in contact with your skin, then there would not be a risk. And as you’ve pointed out, the HIV status of your partner is... Read Full Answer
Are boils a symptoms of hiv?
Hi There are no specific symptoms that are exclusive to HIV. If someone gets HIV the symptoms they could get can also be caused by many different medical conditions. Given this people are unable to use symptoms as a way to determine if they have HIV or not. The only way to find out if you have HIV is by doing a HIV test. To answer your question boils would not be a symptom that is specific to... Read Full Answer
Hi madam, i had unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal sex with a csw. I am a male 30 from india. After 2 days of the episode, i experienced a strong flu like symptoms, till now I am experiencing some of the symptoms, I have tested many times hiv 1 and 2 antibody test, everytime negative. I tested for other STD also all negative. Now my symptoms are Feel swollen nodes near neck and armpit Hairfall and dry hair Rashes in forehead Rashes in arms and biceps- not right now Dry nose...
Hi, and thanks for your question As long as your HIV test was done at least 3 months after the sexual encounter, the results will be accurate and there should be no need for further HIV testing The symptoms you are describing are not specific to an HIV infection. If you are concerned about your symptoms you may want to visit your care provider or doctor for further assessment beyond STI... Read Full Answer
I was wondering if it is normal for an 18 yr old male to be able to feel his lymph nodes which are about pea-sized. They are not causing any pain but I am worried it is std related.
Hi, and thanks for your question This can definitely be normal. Some people have bigger more palpable (able to be felt) lymph nodes very close to the surface of the body, especially if a person is on the thinner side. Others are naturally smaller and a bit deeper down and less easy to feel. The fact that they are not causing you any pain is a good thing. Of course we also do recommend... Read Full Answer
I have been having nausea and loss of appetite come and go and had protected sex about 4 months ago. I am very afraid I contracted and std or hiv. I feel my lymph nodes are a little swelled in my neck as well. What are these symptoms related to?
Hi, and thanks for your question. These symptoms could be related to any number of things ranging from viral or bacterial infections all the way to stress, fatigue and anxiety. However, they are not symptoms of any STI. If you are concerned about an STI from the encounter 4 months ago or any other sexual encounter we would recommend seeing a care provider for testing. Have a look at our... Read Full Answer