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wierd rash, help

About 10 months ago I had unprotected sex with a woman. Few days later a small red bump appeared on my penis that was hard to the touch. It is still there today but much smaller. About 3 months after sex small flat red spots appeared on the soles of my feet. They went away after a few weeks. Also since the encounter small white spots, some of them with pinprick red dots in the center, have appeared over most of most of my body except face. They are very faint though, since I am white. My skin also feels like its burning when i touch it. My scalp has been very itchy and more of my hair has been falling out than usual. About 2 months ago small pus filled spots that arise in lines appeared again on the soles of my feet. They have begun to fade and flake off recently. Now though small bumps that are not colored have appeared in patches on my arms and are itchy. What is this? I can not find anything about this condition on the web. Im scared it might be associated with hiv but i have not had any fever or diarrhea, but i read that skin disorders are a result of hiv and since this all started showing up after sex. I'm worried. Can someone help me please?
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Maybe it's some type of ringworm.  Definitely go to the doctor.  Sometimes Doctors dont know so you might have to request a different doctor until one can help you. take care
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I know this may be a little late but in case someone looks at this with the exact same symptoms.

Try looking up syphilis

i am no doctor but the symptoms are really close-- worth a shot

Many people infected with syphilis do not have any symptoms for years, yet remain at risk for late complications if they are not treated. Although transmission occurs from persons with sores who are in the primary or secondary stage, many of these sores are unrecognized. Thus, transmission may occur from persons who are unaware of their infection.

Primary Stage
The primary stage of syphilis is usually marked by the appearance of a single sore (called a chancre), but there may be multiple sores. The time between infection with syphilis and the start of the first symptom can range from 10 to 90 days (average 21 days). The chancre is usually firm, round, small, and painless. It appears at the spot where syphilis entered the body. The chancre lasts 3 to 6 weeks, and it heals without treatment. However, if adequate treatment is not administered, the infection progresses to the secondary stage.

Secondary Stage
Skin rash and mucous membrane lesions characterize the secondary stage. This stage typically starts with the development of a rash on one or more areas of the body. The rash usually does not cause itching. Rashes associated with secondary syphilis can appear as the chancre is healing or several weeks after the chancre has healed. The characteristic rash of secondary syphilis may appear as rough, red, or reddish brown spots both on the palms of the hands and the bottoms of the feet. However, rashes with a different appearance may occur on other parts of the body, sometimes resembling rashes caused by other diseases. Sometimes rashes associated with secondary syphilis are so faint that they are not noticed. In addition to rashes, symptoms of secondary syphilis may include fever, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, patchy hair loss, headaches, weight loss, muscle aches, and fatigue. The signs and symptoms of secondary syphilis will resolve with or without treatment, but without treatment, the infection will progress to the latent and possibly late stages of disease.

Late and Latent Stages
The latent (hidden) stage of syphilis begins when primary and secondary symptoms disappear. Without treatment, the infected person will continue to have syphilis even though there are no signs or symptoms; infection remains in the body. This latent stage can last for years.  The late stages of syphilis can develop in about 15% of people who have not been treated for syphilis, and can appear 10 – 20 years after infection was first acquired.  In the late stages of syphilis, the disease may subsequently damage the internal organs, including the brain, nerves, eyes, heart, blood vessels, liver, bones, and joints. Signs and symptoms of the late stage of syphilis include difficulty coordinating muscle movements, paralysis, numbness, gradual blindness, and dementia. This damage may be serious enough to cause death.
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