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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to avoid diseases that are spread by blood. What If I've Been Exposed? If you think you have 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 immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post...
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WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF GETTING INFECTED THROUGH CONTACT WITH FECES?

HELLO DOC:I RECENTLY PERFORMED PROTECTED ANAL SEX WITH A MAN. AFTER 2 MINUTES I REMOVED MY PENIS WITH CONDOM, TOUCHED IT AND REALIZED IT HAD FECES ALL OVER. I WASHED MY HANDS AND REMOVED THE CONDOM. AFTER A COUPLE OF HOURS I REALIZED THAT I HAD...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit... Read more »

Oral Sex and PEP / Confirmed Exposure

Hi Dr. Bob. Thank you so much for your work, we all appreciate it very much. Last night, I drank heavily and I don't remember all the details perfectly but I had a protected sex 3 times with a sex worker in Thailand. She told me that she is HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that your definitive HIV tests are negative. Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

Trying again 4th time, Will give a donation!

Hi ( I am from scandinavia so my english might not be all that good).I will try to make my questions short and precise:A guy who I think has HIV came and talked with me, we stood in the door opening.He had some blood stain after scratching open a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that surprising. I would guess you have other obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) tendencies as well. Right? Yeah, I thought so.HIV testing is not warranted or recommend; however, I would suggest you consider getting psychotherapy (counseling) to... Read more »

The deamons won't rest - please help!

Dear BobHello from London where I am in such a state that I cannot see how I can go on for much longer. Please do give some thought to my fears - I have already made a generous donation as a gesture of appreciation for your earlier valuable opinion...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fears are completely unwarranted and irrational. You need to seek help putting those demons to rest (not getting unwarranted HIV tests!)I'd suggest you see a psychologist or psychiatrist. Show them your questions to me and my responses. The... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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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Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.pplm.org/Facts/hsc_fac/hiv.html WHAT IT IS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HOW IT IS SPREAD: HIV is transmitted through contact with the blood, semen, vaginal secretions... Read more »

strip club experience

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Last week I was at a strip club in Montreal, Canada. My friends and I got a lesbian show from two strippers. Twice during the show one of the strippers rubbed her vagina area and then rubbed it on my face. I als have a moderate case of acne on my... Read more »

Fingering with broken skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of getting hiv from fingering the vagina and anus if you have broken skin on your finger? Read more »

Precum to broken skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I see the insertive anal and vaginal rates are under 3% with a confirmed HIV+ partner, and I was wondering if anyone could tell me the tranmission estimates for presemen rubbed into a possibly open wound. Thanks. Read more »