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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...for a bladder or vaginal infection. The initial symptoms and signs in women include a painful or burning sensation when urinating, increased vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding between periods. Women with gonorrhea are at risk of developing serious complications from the infection, regardless of the presence or severity of symptoms. Symptoms of rectal infection in both men and women may include discharge, anal itching, soreness,...
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Rectal Bleeding... very scared PLEASE HELP!! DR.B

Hello DR.Bob... I have a very short question... Does HIV cause Rectal Bleeding? Or can it be a sign of seroconversion? I had anal sex about 2 months ago, the condom popped. did not have any bleeding then but 1 month later had some bleeding, then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Rectal bleeding is not a sign of HIV seroconversion or symptom of HIV disease. The only reason for concern is that your condom failed. Consequently Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See below.Dr. BobRisk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010) Nov 10, 2010So I have a quick... Read more »

Understanding risk levels (SAFER SEX GUIDELINES, SAFER SEX METHODS, 2011)

I understand that sex acts (and life in general) include levels of risk. I get that unprotected anal sex with a known HIV+ partner is very high risk (even higher for the receptive partner) and I get that kissing carries negligible risk, and I get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with latex male condoms. The one study on their use by MSM found that 57% of men reported problems with the condom, including rectal bleeding by the receptive partner.(104) Anecdotal evidence suggests that removing the inner ring, lubricating the... Read more »

hep c risk from condom failure

Dear Dr. I am a 30 year old gay man, I was recently having sex with another person I met on the internet. While he was the insertive partner, the condom broke. We both felt it and he pulled out immediately. I am starting a PEP regimen (athough he...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would say that if you did not feel any trauma, notice any rectal bleeding, and he did not have any lesions, the risk is low. I think it is still reasonable to get baseline testing for HCV with follow-up Read more »
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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

...that two risk factors in particular were significantly associated with the sexual transmission of HCV: receptive fisting and rectal bleeding during sex. Also associated with sexual HCV transmission (albeit less so) was drug use during group sex.... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...effect. In fact, women with a CD4 countabove 250 are warned against starting a regimen with Viramune (nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...not, why not? What uses has the product been tested for? Where can I see the test results? What are the side effects, or other risks, of using this product or treatment? Whom can my health care provider call for more information? Take... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
...who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex. These are the possible... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...instance, which are the drug of choice for high cholesterol, are bad for people with abnormal liver function, also a greater risk among blacks. Many AIDS patients have end-stage liver disease, either from intravenous drug use or alcohol abuse.... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...hypnotic 'HIV' Testing ritual rites of 'HIV' Indoctrination and 'HIV' Propaganda - with pernicious lies like: 'Everyone is at Risk!' There is no such thing as 'HIV' Science only 'HIV' Politics, 'HIV' Propaganda, 'HIV' Theology - for 'HIV' has... Read more »