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My penis skin become irregular and whit I some area also tear I think it is infection. What I do to get rid of it. Please help me
Hi, Thanks for your question. It's difficult to give you an exact answer without seeing your symptoms in person, but I can give you some general information. Skin changes on the genitals can be caused by many things. Common fungal infections can cause skin breakdown (aka skin tear) and white build-up around the head of penis. Fungal infections are treated with anti-fungal creams like Canestan... Read Full Answer
How long should I wait to get an HIV test after a possible encounter that happened without using protection in BC?
Hi, Thanks for writing. The standard HIV test in BC is the 4th generation test, which is 75% accurate at 3 weeks after your encounter, 95% accurate at 6 weeks, and 99%+ after 3 months. Some people will want to get tested as soon as possible, and then will re-test after 3 months for their final result. Other people will wait until after 3 months to get tested, so they get the most accurate... Read Full Answer
Can antioxidant and multivitamins medication affect the hiv test results ?we know than zinc boosts our immunity so if a patient is on medicines like Zincovit, can his hiv test results be affected ?
Hi, thanks for your question. Antioxidents and multivitamins do not affect the HIV test results. Zinc supplements do not affect HIV results.
Hi I'm taking Metronidazole 500mg for 7 days same with my husband and were not having sex at all how long do I need to go for retest? I'm afraid having sex while I'm not 100% clear.doctor told me to come back so that they can do the examination again please do help thank you.
Hi, thanks for your question. Can you tell me why you were prescribed 7 days of Metronidazole? Usually this is prescribed for bacterial vaginosis which is not sexually transmitted and follow up testing is not usually done for this unless symptoms have not cleared.
Hello,I was searching on many authentic sources that in most cases hpv will clear up after 2 years,after that a doctor told me if you have visible genital warts,hpv virus will stay in my body forever .is it correct? But i read this statement on your website “In most cases, an HPV infection that causes genital warts will clear on its own. It usually takes anywhere from a few months to a couple of years. Genital warts can disappear on their own or with treatment, but a person may still have the...
Hi, thanks for your question. It is definitely possible for your body to clear HPV and for that strain of wart causing HPV to go away completely. In fact most people who are exposed to HPV strains, clear HPV completely. Of course it is always possible to come in contact with another strain of HPV through different partners. Having the warts treated, helps your body's immune system identify the... Read Full Answer