A 21-year-old male asked:
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does repetly jock itch in anus and groin area is a symptom of aids or hiv ? i have the fungal infection about from november, is heals and comesback

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not HIV: Nope. That is not how HIV presents; it is not how HIV patients experience their skin; it is not hiv. It is your environment, the food choices you are making and the hygiene products you are using.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible not likely: Repeated fungal infections can certainly sometimes mean it is being caused by another infection like HIV but also diabetes can commonly cause them as well. Get examined and tested regularly since having unprotected sex.See your doctor for other treatment options of the fungus.
Answered on Oct 11, 2016
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