You wrote: âCurrent medical status: i have been getting cramps in the legs / hands. 5 years back used to get a numbness behind the knees but that has stopped now. Have been getting rashes on the skin almost on a regular bases which have started after the numbness feeling in the legs with scarring of the skin sometimes. Also tingling/pricking sensation under soles of the feet.
Current medical treatment: havent visited the doctor. too frightened about possible diagnosis
Question: as i am not sexually active, need to know if it is HIV ? Also can a person get HIV by having a haircut at the barbers.â
Given the data you provided, there might be a possibility that the cramps in the arms/legs and the rashes are symptoms of different diseases. The cramps are usually caused by a deficit of certain minerals in the body, such as: calcium, magnesium, or potassium. Laboratory tests for determining the concentration of these minerals in the blood might be necessary. If the results indicate a insufficient intake of certain of these elements, than an adequate diet might be considered. You might want to consult your doctor.
Most doctors and researchers agree that HIV cannot be transmitted through casual contact. If a person did not have minor wounds or cuts on the scalp it is highly unlikely that an HIV infection might have occurred.
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