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Offline so_worried22

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backpain an hiv symptom?
« on: November 24, 2007, 10:34:27 PM »
Hi, just call me ray, im so worried about myself just recently because I read an article about folliculities is one of the manifestations of HIV +,is this really true? I started to have folliculitis wayback in college, I was 19 that time I think, I consulted it with dermatologists but they just gave me creams and some tablets that didnt cure it.Im so worried about his one, Im afraid to get tested because it might be the end of my life If I the result will come out positive, recently I had rectal bleeding which I dont know the reason why, just found out when I use the tissue and it went through my waste as well, Im so worried, I dont know what to do and few months back, I experienced burning sensation when urinating but no discharges, a little bit of pain in the lower portion of my testes, but It come and go, I consulted a doctor and gone through test through my testes, kidney, and everything seems normal, underwent urine culture and its normal,at first test, it came traces of bacterias but took some med, I dont know if it really helps but now Im no longer experiencing it, its just the rectal bleeding that I experienced recently, I didnt feel any pain during that time when I widthdraw some waste and bright red blood came as well.I haven't consulted a doctor yet regarding this rectal bleeding, Im very worried about this folliculities as well, Im loosing my hairs, because of this and I keep on taking antihistamine if I start scratching my scalp, I have this in my legs as well, they appear and they go but not frequent.I had protected sex but unprotected as well, I had gonorhea before but it was treated through zithromax. Please help, Im so worried. My mom dont have any idea about this. Im praying to God now that everything will be fine. Please pray for me.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: So Worried and Stressed :-(
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2007, 10:47:22 PM »
Unprotected what? When? HIV doesn't have any specific Rectal bleeding is not a symptom of HIV.

Offline anniebc

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Re: So Worried and Stressed :-(
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2007, 11:17:32 PM »
Afraid to get tested for what?..this is an HIV site, all you have told us is you have folliculitis, which by the way is Bacterial..HIV is a virus...that you possibly have an UTI going on and possibly hemorrhoids..none of the symptoms you have described are related to HIV.

You need to talk to your Doctor about the symtoms. you are having....please read Welcome Thread and follow the lessons on how HIV is transmitted.

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Offline so_worried22

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Re: So Worried and Stressed :-(
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2007, 03:46:40 PM »
because according to one of hiv sites, folliculitis is the most common symptoms of HIV+? :-(

Offline RapidRod

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Re: So Worried and Stressed :-(
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2007, 04:12:37 PM »
Anyone can get folliculitis. HIV does not have any specific symptoms.

Offline anniebc

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Re: So Worried and Stressed :-(
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2007, 07:13:50 PM »
Folliculitis is NOT a symptom of HIV.

Folliculitis is a skin infection that can affect anyone, especially those of us who are living with HIV....you do not have HIV, if you have a skin infection see your doctor, this has nothing to do with HIV.

Jan


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Offline so_worried22

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backpain an hiv symptom?
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2008, 01:27:13 AM »
i've been suffering for backpain for 2 months now,its just moderate then but it reallt gives discomfort.it started with joint and muscle pains, took med (mefenamic), it was cured but backpain follwed.i can feel the backpain when i take a sit.2nd wik of Dec,my urine is not ok,that was already threated now,its already normal but still the backpain still persists... i've done xray and its normal.

one more question,is an hiv+ person doesnt have a normal cbc?

Offline so_worried22

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Re: backpain an hiv symptom?
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2008, 01:29:14 AM »
favor pls, for those who are already hiv+,what are the usual symptoms or illness that pushed u through guys to get tested?

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Re: backpain an hiv symptom?
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2008, 02:19:15 AM »
Please keep all your additional thoughts, questions and comments in your original thread. This helps us to follow your story and give you the most accurate advice.

If you can't find you original thread click on the red link I've provided above. Alternatively you can click on the "show own posts" link in the left hand column of any forums page.

Your questions will not be answered until you return to your original thread.

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Re: backpain an hiv symptom?
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2008, 04:44:00 AM »
So,

I've merged your threads. Please do not start any more new ones.

The ONLY way to know your hiv status is by testing. We will not play the speculation game with you. A test three months following your last incident of unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse will be conclusive.

Test and get it over with.

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Offline so_worried22

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Re: backpain an hiv symptom?
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2008, 08:14:04 AM »
but do u think my backpain is the side effect of antibiotics that I've been taking?

because i was taking a lot of antibiotic to normalize my urine status.

the backpain went on and off...

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Re: backpain an hiv symptom?
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2008, 08:26:23 AM »
We can't determine what is causing the back pain.  That will have to be between you and your doctor.  Back pain is not a symptom of HIV, and HIV is what we are concerned with here.  Not what's causing someone's back pain.
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Offline Ann

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Re: backpain an hiv symptom?
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2008, 08:29:52 AM »
So,

Nobody can diagnose your back pain or any other symptoms over the internet. We will not even attempt to do so. You need to see your doctor about these things.

Ann
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