I assume the worse each time I get tested…

j0186002  Hi, I’m a 22 y.o. and I’ve been in a relationship with another male for over a year now.  We’ve had unprotected sex.  Now I think i have oral thrush.  Naturally, I assume the worse each time i get tested. But I don’t know anymore. 

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Doc, couple of questions…

emblem-questionDoc,  couple of questions…

I had molluscum contagiosum in 1992 have not had anything that was the same since except in the last couple of years my new wife has a ringworm type rash that I get from sex with her. we separated recently and got back together.

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I am doing a case study…

Hello Dr. Gian,

I am doing a case study for my Microbiology class.  I am having huge problems with doing a diagnoses of the symptoms that were given:

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How do I get it removed?

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Hello Dr. Gian, I am hoping you can point me in the right direction. About 3 weeks ago, I noticed a small red bump on the shaft of my penis, about .20 inch in diameter, with small white head. I thought it might me an infected hair folicle, and tried to squeeze it, which was painful. Very, very small amount of white fluid came out.

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Point me in the right direction!

j0186002Hello Dr. Gian,
I am hoping you can point me in the right direction. About 3 weeks ago, I noticed a small red bump on the shaft of my penis, about .20 inch in diameter, with small white head. I thought it might me an infected hair folicle, and tried to squeeze it, which was painful. Very, very small amount of white fluid came out.

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Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

“With 50,000 new HIV infections every year in the United States, we urgently need additional prevention options,” said Kevin Fenton, M.D., director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and Tuberculosis Prevention.

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