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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way that you periodically check your cholesterol levels, or...
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HIV Risk with Precum Through Underwear

Hi Dr. Frascino - I am scared to death and I will more than happy make a donation to your wonderful organization. I had a massage performed my a male massage therapist who performed the massage in his underwear. He got on top of me and began to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...butt cheeks, including delving into "the valley of the cheeks" but never touching the anal verge, is completely nonexistent! HIV testing is not warranted medically. However, if my emphatic reassurance is not sufficient for you to shake your HIV... Read more »

Slipped in with precum

I had sex yesterday with a guy who said he was negative. His penis slipped into my anus briefly (probably for less than 3 seconds) and there was probably precum. This morning I had some anal pain because of the surprise thrust I got. I have no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk at that point would involve his being in his "window period." The odds of this are remote. Also, you should get a single HIV test at the three-month mark primarily for peace of mind. Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Potential anal exposure; on PEP. Chance of me remaining negative?

Hello Dr. Bob,On 9/6/09 morning I was having anal sex with a fuckbuddy, me being on the receptive end. We were using lots of lubes and condom and things were going smoothly. We decided to take a break, so he took off his condom and we were making...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...behalf of those lives please accept my heartfelt thanks. I'm sending my very best good-luck/good-health karma that your post-PEP HIV tests remain negative. I'm quite confident they will.Good luck. Write back when we can WOO-HOO together, OK? In... Read more »

Precum in sores

I am gay and recently had sex with another guy from Australia (one night stand) whilst on holiday in Sydney. We had anal sex where I was the "bottom". We used a condom at all times whilst he was inside me. The next day I relised I had an outbreak of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day mate!Your HIV-acquisition risk from the Downunder event you describe is negligible at best. I agree with the doctor at your local GUM clinic!As they say in Sydney, relax mate, she'll be apples!Good luck. Pet a koala for me, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider... Read more »
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How HIV Is Spread

...antibodies when the semen is collected. The semen is then frozen. The donor is required to come back after six months for a second HIV test, to confirm the initial HIV screening. The semen is not used before the procedure is completed. Mother... Read more »
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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance, mutual masturbation can become unsafe if people touch their own genitals after getting a partner's infected semen, blood or vaginal fluids on their hands. We hope to help... Read more »
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HIV Testing

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31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...and had protected Anal with her. Why I am worried is because I masturbated with the same hand that I fingered her anus and I touched the condom as well. The next day I had protected sex with an ex girlfriend, plus I gave her oral sex and she... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...8th week. I have no rash, boils or anything else apart from the itch. Could this be ARS or just a result of stress? Should I test for HIV? Sorry for the long post but please help me before I completely lose my mind. Read more »

I think I just seconverted

Posted by 5821soul, 2 Replies
...3 weeks ago I have protected sex with an unknow status guy... but when i pull the condom out there were some sprerm that touch my anus, 2.5 weeks after I got a weird rash on my hand for a couple of days then I got a severe sore throat with all my... Read more »

Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...mouth/tounge on her breast at several moments. Before we got started there was some foreplay. I was undressed as she was, as I was touching her and rubbing her body my penis also was touching her skin (leg, stomach, etc) she was not very active... Read more »