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Offline skysthelimitjp

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Help Please!
« on: March 27, 2008, 08:30:55 AM »
around late January or early February i had a burning sensation while urinating and a pain in my flank. i went to the doctor and was tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea (though i had no discharge) and the test were negative. i was still given antibiotics (doctors said i had a slight infection but nothing to worry about). about 2 days later i developed 2 sores. one on the tip which resembled a tiny pimple, and on on the side of my penis which resembled a tiny sore (both weren't really painful). i cheated on my girlfriend and had an affair which lasted 3 months (almost always the sex was unprotected). could the sores be a side effect of the antibiotics?...does it sound std related?...my girlfriend has been suffering from yeast infections, could this be related? since early feb i have been experiencing "weird" symptoms such as fatigue, white tongue, burning tongue, random pulsating sensation in muscles, burning feeling throughout body, cold hands, mild headache, dry mouth, irritated throat (no pain when swallowing) just a scratchy, hoarse feeling, dry cough, patches of dry skin, wheezing and shortness of breath. i know you are no expert, but could this be anxiety? i also tested negative for hiv 84 days after exposure. could this be hiv related though?

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Help Please!
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008, 08:40:57 AM »
Well your 84 day test for HIV can be called conclusive. You don't have HIV. The official window period is 90 days, but a 6 day difference isn't gonna make a difference here.

The sores on your penis would therefore not be caused by HIV. They may be the result of another sexually transmitted infection such as genital herpes, but genital herpes lesions are notable because they're very painful.
I'd suggest you be tested for syphilis, though it's extremely unlikely you have that condition.

Reactions to some antibiotics can cause lesions on the penis. The technical name for this is a fixed drug reaction. Whenever you get sores on your willy you should show them to your doctor.

But this is all speculation. Whenever you have sexual intercourse use condoms and water based lubricant. That will ensure you never have to worry about HIV.


Offline skysthelimitjp

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Re: Help Please!
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2008, 05:57:16 PM »
anyone else with anything to add? plz

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Help Please!
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2008, 06:04:26 PM »
Nothing more to add than what Matty has all ready given you.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Help Please!
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2008, 08:27:44 PM »
What's there to add? This is an HIV specific website. You have reliably tested negative for HIV.

If you continue to have troubling symptoms that's something to discuss with your doctor. We diagnose or guess here. All we can tell is that for sure it that whatever is going on has nothing to do with HIV.

Andy Velez


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