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Achy Balls After Erotic Massage Worried I Have HIV

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Thank you but still worried

Thank you Doc for your response. I am sending a donation of $20 via mail.To remind you this is the guy with cold sores on shaft of my "pennies" after unprotected oral and protected vaginal sex. My syphilis numbers are low but I started the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...only the best way to confront your guilt; it's also the right thing to do. That you have had syphilis in the past and are now worried about other STDs indicates you are putting yourself at risk for STDs. I would suggest you review the safer sex... Read more »

Thanks Dr. Bob...please answer ....still worried

Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. Thanks for your other responses. Also thank you for that great... Read more »

Extremely worried, strong promise for donation

Dear Dr. Robert J Franscino, I am extremely worried about an incident in Kual Lumpur in end of... Read more »
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Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
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worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, about 6 months ago (early January, 2000), I had protected sex with a female in a massage parlor. You can never tell if those women have HIV or not. I don't know of the tip of the condom popped a little when I ejaculated. Read more »

HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...heard that the HIV-1 test can also detect HIV-2 about 50% of the time. Is that true? I had protected sex with a girl in a massage parlor who said she was from New York. There are a bunch of HIV-2 cases in New York. I tested negative for HIV-1... Read more »

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

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time. I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe anxiety and stress has led me to all of the... 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 »