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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: athletes foot, mollusc, and ring worm...


 worried77777 - Wed Sep 28, 2005 11:06 pm

...all at the same time. i had unprotected sex a few months ago. could this be an initial sign of hiv infection? please help me. i've read that these symptoms are common in hiv-positive people. and what are the chances of me getting all three at the same time if it's not hiv related? please somebody help me.
 Shana Johnson, CNA - Wed Sep 28, 2005 11:22 pm

User avatar Ring worm and Athletes foot is caused by the same fungal infection tinea pedis This can easily be cured by getting an anti fungal cream from your doctor.
The first symptoms of HIV are flu like symptoms occuring soon after exposure, with no symptoms after that for several years.

If you have had unprotected sex, you should get tested for all STDs anyway.

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