A 30-year-old female asked:
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is folliculitis a sign of hiv? bearing in mind i have had a rapid finger prick test at 17weeks & it was negative.

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
No it is not: no it is not folliculitis is a seperate problem if you are concern about your immune system in general you can boost it by eating healthy food and take extra vitamin C and ZINK they are temorary solution but id does help some keep getting tested as your doctor will advise you
Answered on Nov 1, 2014

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Unlikely: The odds are greatly in your favor against any kind of transmission.

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