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I am really worried, because since a week or two I have noticed a black spot underneath my fingernail.
I have read online that a black spot, or what apepars to be black fingernail fungus is the most advanced stage of this fungus.
please look at this picture - http://s286.photobucket.com/albums/ll103/razaky20/?action=view¤t=058.jpg
I don't know what could have caused this but I am extremely worried because some websites have said HIV causes fingernail fungus and black fungus is most advanced.
I had risky exposure (unprotected vaginal) and am not sure if this is causing it or what. Please help.
Symptoms mean nothing, especially symptoms that can be caused by many reasons that are far more likely to be than HIV. You had a risk and you should be tested. You can take a DUO test. It will give you a reliable result at that time. But if i were you, i wouldn't worry too much.
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