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Aching After Broken Condom Worried I Have HIV

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I really need your professional opinion regarding my risk exposure and symptoms associated with seroconversion.5 weeks ago I participated in sexual activity with a Russian escort here in the UK. Fortunately I did use a condom (unsure the kind as she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Broken-condom vaginal sex with a Russian hooker does put you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently, HIV testing at the three-month mark is warranted. Your exposure was relatively brief and the HIV status of your Read more »

Captain Pee Pee & Windigo worried.

Okay Doc, here is the long and short of it. Vaginal with Korean Massage Girl mid April.8 days... Read more »

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR test mid october 2009 came out negative. Several Rapid test... Read more »

broken condom - 30 seconds - broken lives

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...People, A broken condom followed by 30 seconds of exposure in vaginal sex(insertive) & this is what I have. I think following list speaks for itself Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...it possible to contract HIV through someone's yeast? I've been reading everywhere that oral thrush is caused primarily by HIV/AIDS people, and that since I contracted a yeast infection on my penis from receiving oral, then that person was likely... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »