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HIV Risk Of Wrestling

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Wrestling risk ? 2nd ATTEMPT - Made a donation

Hello doc,I realize that you get way too many emails and I am hoping you look at this one.. I have also made a donation at http://www.concertedeffort.org to help the cause.A few days ago, I wrestled with a stripper at a private party. She had her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to escape the horned-up bachelor's party or something? Oh, never mind. Whatever floats your boat. Your HIV risk from stripper wrestling is nonexistent, even with your bruise. If HIV were contracted this easily, everyone who rides the subway at... Read more »

H2O - I need to know if I need to disclose

Should I disclose????????Here are my current #s as of Last week. T-Cells 812 / Viral 39K / Ratio... Read more »

HIV, Wrestling, and other Sports

While I am at this site I would like to pose this question to anyprofessional out there who would... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...having sex) Not sharing needles Masturbation Abstention from sex Please see the sections on Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV from Sexual Activities and from Injection Drug Use for additional information. Ways in Which... Read more »
The Body

"You Can't Handle the Truth!": Gay Men and HIV Education

...sometimes fails to recognize this basic truth is that, as Odets pointed out, homophobia devalues gay male sexuality. To reduce the risk of HIV transmission, gay men are often advised to severely restrict their sexual practices or even to abandon... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...issue, including perhaps how widespread the practice is; what motivates men to engage in unprotected anal sex despite knowing the risk of HIV transmission; and in addition, finally, are there possible interventions or strategies that can help men... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute Applauds Congress' Passage of Historic Health Care Reform Bill

...Civil Rights Act of the 21st Century -- because I do believe that this is the one fundamental right that this country has been wrestling with now for almost a hundred years. I think tonight we took a giant step toward the establishment of a more... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at Read more »

Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...another new test. I cant rmbr the name but I get those results this week. It is some kind of early detection test.. is this HIV?? Please help Read more »

blood-to-blood exposure?

Posted by paranoid_android, 2 Replies
...that some of her blood could've come in contact with mine. I have some small sores on my arms where she tickled me. Is this a risk? Please help me, I am petrified. Read more »

He/she is HIV+.......to love or not to love.

Posted by mandaree23, 10 Replies
...know that if were infected that with meds and I can live 20+ years. That's better than the odds that I have with hereditary risks. So, why not spend my life with the one I love, happily.....opposed to being in a horrible marriage wishing I had... Read more »