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How long have you had this?
About 2 weeks
Have you tried anything on this such as hydrocortisone cream?
Does it itch, is it painful
Are you in a monogamous relationshiop
No to cream
does not itch
several sexual partners
so, just a dry scab - is it improving
or getting worse
Any history of STDs
doesn't seem to improve or if it is it 's very slow
not getting worse
you said you are HIV positive?
Are you on anti-retrovirals and/or other medications?
This could be a yeast or a possibly other parasitic or bacterial infection.
But this could also be a possible dysplasia from HPV - Human Papilloma Virus - and this normally does not affect men, but men with HIV can be affected by this -
So, I would recommend getting evaluated by your doctor for a possible infection, but especially for dysplasia (which is a precancer).
how do I get rid of it?
I don't think it i HPV I was innoculated so I would not get this
How do get rid of HPV - for the penis, this might include medication such as Aldara cream, or possible freezing it off nitrogen, or using a lazer.
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I have recently beeenr receiving radiation treatments for skin cancer on vaorius parts of my body
Yes, this is why I am saying to get checked for dysplasia - hence cancer/precancer.
As HIV positive people are more prone to cancers due to a decreased immunity