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Capitol Heights, MD
A 32-year-old female asked:

Im having recurring furnculosis, is this staph? tested negative for hiv 3times this year. y won't this infection go away or does this mean i got hiv

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Not necessarily: It appears that you may have an impaired immune system and you should consult an allergist/immunologist to get evaluated. Consider safe sex so that you won't be worrying about it the next time a pimple pops out on your face.
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