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Jock Itch Hiv Symptom
White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
I'm not sure if what I have is jock itch, but under my scrotum a foul smelling liquid is secreting and itches occasionally. And if scratches it bleeds?
I have a raised red streak on the base of my penis. There are small, blister like spots, one which broke open, and it itches. Is this jock itch?
I have a rash in the crease of my buttocks abottom of bikini line. I fear it may be shingles. It has lasted months. I tried cortozone creams, jock itch cream, tripicol and alchohol. It itches really bad. If I scratch it gets worse. It is bumpy and sometim
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
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. ...Read more
Would jock itch and a possible very slight case of thrush be acute hiv symptoms? My possible contact would’ve been about 34 days, would my immune system be low already. I’ve never had jock itch before
Do I have herpes or hiv? I kissed a guy with an open sore now my mouth itches burns and tingles. What do I have? Its been a week since we kissed
I was scared because I used to have jock itch, and staphybacteria at the same time, I was concern of it was a simtom of aids or hiv?
Hard to say: How long after the sexual intercourse did you develop the itch? My suspicion is that you might have contracted scabies which can often be treated with a topical scabicide. Since you live in a tropical climate, candida infection at the groin areas in another consideration. Glad that you had used a condom which greatly reduces the risk to contract HIV ...Read more
Does staphylococus bacteria, Jock itch (fungus), celulitis are signs of HIV or aids, Please answer my curiousity.
High HIV risk in apr12 lowrisk in sep. At sep. Times I have had diarreah toe fungus jock itch 1swollymph. Low lymphocytes but rising. High WBC but getting lower. Tested neg sep12/mar13/apr13. Hiv or?
HIV Test: Hiv antibody testing is highly sensitive and specific, meaning if one has the antibody, the test is unlikely to miss it, unless performed early on before antibodies can be detected. Other tests such as HIV viral load & pcr are available & rarely indicated if the antibody test is normal. Constellation of the symptoms described are more likely due to an isolated etiology than hiv. Practice safety. ...Read more
jock itch for a year but I tested negative for HIV and all other STD but haven't tested for herpes just itchy groin thighs and but tucks (witch hazel).
Fungal infection: By far the most common cause of this is an annoying but harmless fungal infection of the skin. Fungi like to live where it's warm and moist. Simple measures to correct this are changing underwear twice a day (since undies absorb sweat), drying thoroughly after washing, using baby powder, and over-the-counter anti-fungal agents (like those used for athlete's foot). If that fails, see dermatologist. ...Read more
Does scrotum itching, and anal itching is a sign of aids or HIV no more symptom, last 4 months staph bacteria? No cold fever, only those...
Itching: No. It could be many things.Get a more detailed answer ›
Treat infection: Treat the cause! If an infection, often fungal, most over-the-counter preparations are effective if you are compliant with the regimen for 1-2 weeks. Terbinafine, miconazole, Clotrimazole are common meds used to treat this. A topical steroid such as Hydrocortisone may be used at the same time to treat itching. If not infection related, make sure your clothing is not a cause. Is it too tight, etc. ...Read more
Provided you use the correct medication, the itch and discomfort should start disdappearing within a week or shorter.
Be sure to conitnue applying the cream until the lesions are completely gone. If what you use does not work, it will be better to use a medication prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
Do herpes outbreaks always blister? Is it possible to have burning and itching from jock itch and after scratching scabs form?
Yes and yes:
Genital herpes lesions are usually vesicles which are small blisters. They then rupture to form superficial ulcers and scabs which eventually heal. Oral herpes lesions less often form blisters and crust and scab sooner.
Jock itch or tinea cruris usually causes a red inching rash in the inner groin near the scrotum in males. If you scratch it can bleed and form scabs. ...Read more
Having sex weekly with new partner. Everytime, itching after from 6-7 ingrown hairs... She's on top most of the time. Never had this problem though. She's a little bit heavy? Could she have jock itch?
Could be fungal: See your MD TO MAKE SURE THERE NO OTHER CAUSE OF ITICHING ...Read more
I have jock itch and I used anti fungal cream now I fell itching in my belly button what should I do?
Cure for scrotum redness. I am using cream for jock itch. Does not seem to be working have been using 3-4 days with no relief. Also itching. Nothing?
Here are some. ..: Intractable itch on the sac may result from allergy, inflammation, yeast infection or autoimmune disorders; examples are tinea (yeast skin infection), atopic dematitis, psoriasis, lichen sclerosus, contact dermatitis, etc. How to manage it for short and long-term benefits? See dermatologist for detail. Note: Cure is impossible but it can be modified and contained. ...Read more
Hello dic, I ve got severe itching betwen thighs nd private part. Similar to jock itch. Itz been 3 weeeks itz not going. I ve got on face also. Plz help me?
I suffer from itching in the groin part area. It's producing liquid and that stinks. Please help. It's like it's swelling and it moist a lot. As what I research, they call it jock itch but it's like a wound that producing liquid. I'm taking antibiotic ca
Hi, I seem to have jock itch, but no rash/redness. I've had it for months and while clotrimazole helps with the itching, it doesn't seem to be going away. Although I'm pretty sure it's gotten much better. The main reason I'm so lost as to what I should try
Ans: Sounds like you have improved. Continue your cream and try putting talc powder over the area. This will keep the area dry. ...Read more
I have a rash on my penis that has been itching for a while severely and now burns during intercourse. I thought it was jock itch but not sure now.
See doctor: Best bet will be rash evaluation by physician. Without have a look very difficult to comment. ...Read more
Have itching in inner thighs and genitals. Can see white spots also. Pain and chaffing also occurs sometimes. Does not look like jock itch. Pls help?
See a dermatologist: Without the ability to examine these would have no way in which to diagnose. Get examined. ...Read more
I recently had surgery the skin around the incision on my scrotum is itching and peeling this may be jock itch how do I treat the raw skin?
How can I treat intense itching on my scrotum and the inside of my thighs or groin...Don't know if jock itch, ringworm, or what but does have musky odor?
Likely Fungal: It is most likely a fungal infection. (ringworm, jock itch are similar fungi) keep the area clean and dry. Try an over the counter antifungal cream (such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) or lamisil). You can try 1% Hydrocortisone cream to control the itching. If it is not improving or it is getting worse after a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Week after trimming had itch in groin crease for 3 days has stopped but have a couple small red rashes from itching w/dry skin on edge, is jock itch?
Can econazole cream for jock itch be used in combination with over-the-counter lotrimen jock itch spray or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) sprays to suppress itching?
Probably: Usually we don't want to use two different antifungal agents at the same time but there is probably no harm in doing so. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray is ok but there are other otc stuff such as tricalm, itch x that may be more effective. I would suggest that you space the application 30-minute or more apart and see your doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more