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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ?
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   i have some clarification on HIV symptoms
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   when the body shows the symptoms after infected with HIV
Doctor :   It usually comes up after 2 to 3 months
User :   it wont show with in 10 days
Doctor :   No
User :   am totally in fear right now
User :   i have all the symptoms of HIV i had a protected sex in the 11 days back
User :   my glands are swallon
Doctor :   Did you have unprotected intercourse with unknown partner? What symptoms are you having?
User :   i had a protected sex with unknown partner
User :   my right glands are swallon
User :   i have fever
User :   small rashes in my body
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   red dots on my on my pennis yestereday
User :   today the red bumps on my pennis is not there
User :   since 2 days
User :   i have dry cough
User :   its there for 25 days my cold and cough
Doctor :   Is there any burning, itching, discharge from penis?
Was there exchange of any oral, vaginal fluid in between both of you?
User :   burning sensation was there wile urining day before yesterday
User :   now it come down
Doctor :   HIV can be spread only by exchange of fluids like oral, vaginal, semen or through blood
User :   buring and itching was alos there
User :   i had a protected sex
User :   i dont know why am facing the problem
User :   my neck right side gland is swallon
Doctor :   Was there exchange of any oral, vaginal fluid in between both of you?
User :   feeling like vomiting sensation
User :   no..
User :   i kisses her
User :   on her lips
Doctor :   Was the saliva exchanged between both of you?
User :   ya.
Doctor :   Are the bumps on the penis still present?
User :   no..
User :   yesterday it came
User :   small one under my skin
Doctor :   Is the fever high grade
User :   today its not there
User :   no normal fever
User :   99.2
User :   yesterday
Doctor :   It can be any Urinary tract infection, Balanitis(penis infection), or any other disease.
User :   am totally frightening with this symptoms
User :   does saliva causes hiv?
Doctor :   You need to get yourself examined by a urologist and can also get the investigations done for any STD infection if present to confirm the same.
Doctor :   Yes i have explained you that oral fluids can cause HIV
Doctor :   But other than HIV other STD's can also cause symptoms like this since HIV does not manifest so soon.
User :   ok sir..
User :   is STD is a maajor problem
Doctor :   The symptoms which you have explained can also be penis infection.
User :   oh..penis infection causes swollen lump nodes
User :   fever and bumps on penis and lips
Doctor :   It is Sexually Transmitted disease and needs regular treatment.
User :   is it curable
Doctor :   Penis infection called Balinitis causes red rashes, burning, itching and discharge.
User :   i have no discharge from my penis
Doctor :   Yes it is but till the treatment you need to abstain from sexual intercourse
User :   so what i need to do now
User :   my symptoms not related to HIV?
Doctor :   You need to get yourself examined by a urologist and can also get the investigations done for any STD infection if present to confirm the same.
User :   is STD is curable
User :   STD patients can marry?
Doctor :   Yes it is but till the treatment you need to abstain from sexual intercourse
Doctor :   Yes they can
User :   STD is not related to HIV?
User :   how many days they will take for urin test and std test
User :   for result
Doctor :   There are various Sexually Transmitted diseases like Syphilis, Gonorrhoea,Warts, Syphilis etc
User :   my simptoms are related to this STD diseases which u mentioned here
User :   and HIV wont show symtoms with in 10 days?
Doctor :   It can be anything which will be confirmed by tests only
User :   For STD tests how many days they will take
Doctor :   It may take 3 to 5 days.
User :   oh ok
User :   till that showld i take any medication
Doctor :   No please do n0ot go for self medication without confirmation
User :   ok..
User :   is there any particular tests in STD or only std is a test for all the diseases
Doctor :   No particular test is there. You can go for STD test
User :   ok sir..how much it costs
User :   so HIv wont show symptoms with in 10days?
Doctor :   Approx 1500 to 1600
User :   ok..
User :   so HIv wont show symptoms with in 10days?
Doctor :   Usually not
User :   ok..
User :   is there any thing i need go for urinery test
Doctor :   You can get yourself examined by urologist first and then go accordingly as he suggests
User :   ok sir..
User :   cold and cough for 25 days causes any fever and swallen lump glands
Doctor :   Since you were having cold, cough before having intercourse it might be because of any viral or bacterial infection only.
Doctor :   I have already explained you that it may take from 3 months to years.
User :   ok sir...no need to worry right
Doctor :   Yes
User :   can i go for any ELISA or PCR test
Doctor :   you can go for it after a month
User :   ok sir
User :   which is better and give quick result
Doctor :   You can go for PCR which is 99% accurate
Doctor :   Elisa is a screening test
User :   what is mean by screening test
Doctor :   It means to detect and identify those only who are not affected by disease
Doctor :   Screening tests are less expensive and not as accurate as confirmation tests.
User :   ok sir...
User :   PCR is conformation test?
Doctor :   It is 99% accurate
User :   can i take after a week it will work out
User :   the PCR test
Doctor :   I have already explained you that you can go after a month
User :   ok..sir
User :   i will go for Urin and blood test for STD
Doctor :   ok
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