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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
Can i get hpv anal warts removed at walk in clinics?
Hi, thanks for your question. It really depends on the walk in clinic. Not every clinic has wart treatment. You can ask before you make an appointment if they have the treatment for warts. Some clinics do use liquid nitrogen or cryotherapy. To read more about HPV and genital warts, please see https://smartsexresource.com/topics/genital-warts-and-hpv Let us know if this answers your... Read Full Answer
What is the difference between chlamydia and a UTI?
Hi Chlamydia is a bacterial infection caused by the transmission of Chlamydia trachomatis during sexual contact in which body fluids are exchanged. Chlamydia can be in the throat, urethra (pee tube), vagina and rectum. It is common for chlamydia to cause no symptoms. See our information page on chlamydia for some additional information. A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection... Read Full Answer
I am not feeling well since new year. Symptoms including sore throat (very mild, but never go away), unexplained weakness, and night sweat ocationly. Since I don't have other sti's symptoms, can I only choose to do the HIV poc test?
Hi, and thanks for your question. The symptoms you are describing are not specifically related to an HIV infection or any other sexually transmitted infection (STI). In fact, they are much more common with other things such as common colds and flus. If there is no sexual risk or risk through sharing needles with an HIV-infected person for intravenous drug use, then I would recommend visiting a... 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