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Thank You Dr. Frascino- casual contact (CASUAL CONTACT, 2011)

I just wanted show my appreciation for you and this website. I recently found out my brother was hiv positive and previously asked you a question about whether or not me and my family were at risk by living with him. When he first told me, i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your thanks. I'm very pleased you found the information on this site and in the archives of this forum enlightening and reassuring. I agree with everything you said in your post regarding HIV not being transmitted via casual... Read more »

Re: HIV transmission Risk, WILL DONATE (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

Hi Doc,I just thought of another question after typing my original ones (below). #4. Would the fact... Read more »

Risk of getting Herpes, HPV, or HIV from casual contact "oral hsv-2 / mixed hpv / big soup"

variablessoup line with different groups daily which prepare meals ( cook , serve , etc ) ; most... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

The study authors investigated whether and what sexual risk behavior is a mediator of associations between rectal gonorrhea (RG) and beliefs about highly active antiretroviral therapy, safer sex fatigue, or sexual sensation-seeking among homosexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Alcohol-Fueled Casual Sex Blamed for Rise in Infections

A new report by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) says casual sex, often involving alcohol use, is behind a rise in STDs. In addition, climbing levels of STDs among gay men suggest unsafe sex is increasing as fears of AIDS fade. Among the report's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Casual Sex Among Cambodia's MSM an HIV Timebomb

Men who have sex with men (MSM), but who may not consider themselves to be homosexual or bisexual, account for just 4 percent of Cambodian men but represent a serious challenge to AIDS control efforts. Aggressive condom promotion and sex education... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Despite HIV/AIDS Danger, Casual Sex Remains the Name of the Game for Namibian Men

A private social research firm's report reveals that close to half of Namibian men have more than one casual sex partner -- even though 94 percent of them know that HIV/AIDS is transmitted through sex. Last year, the Social Impact Assessment and... Read more »
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to the CASUAL CONTACT guy

Posted by mental_case
look i am trying to help you here but...
you have an awful weird definition of CASUAL contact!
there is not an exchange of cum or blood in casual contact it is that simple.
WHAT YOU ARE RELATING IS NOT CASUAL CONTACT!
in life anything can happen and if... Read more »

Casual contact?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone knows if someone has been infected by casual contact? I mean, someone getting infected even tough he/she never had unprotected anal, vaginal or swallowing semen? I mean, casual contact like getting some little precum in your face or your... Read more »

Can I get HIV from fingering? Casual encounter and terrified about it

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 2 Replies
My boyfriend broke up with me and I was really sad and feeling really unattractive. So a friend told me to hock up with someone and I contact a guy from craigslist. I went to his house and we had sex, and I felt my vagina opening tearing a bit (I... Read more »

low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
i am male, had an encounter with another guy 2.5 weeks ago, involved kissing and oral both receive and giving. i gave only for a short amount of time, not sure how much precum was in mouth and had a canker sore in mouth. i had two cold sores that... Read more »