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Anal Fingering and Bump With Penis: Will Donate, Please Reply

am a 58 year old married guy with rare bisexual wanderings. I foolishly entered a shower stall at my gym with a beckoning 23 year old man from Guatemala 9 days ago. He was uncircumcised and his penis looked normal without a lot of precum(I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exactly where is this gym? I think many of our 50-something readers may be considering a change in their gym membership.Your HIV-acquisition risk from your sexy-shower is exceedingly low, but not completely nonexistent. PEP (post-exposure... Read more »

I Donated: Followup on anal poke in shower question

Dr. Frascino:No question...just a big thank you for answering my question and doing it so fast. It... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...(2008.) Cichock, Mark, RN, "The Dangers of Anal Cancer -- The Silent Killer in Men with HIV" University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program, Dec, 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Cancer-causing virus may increase HIV... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every 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... Read more »
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Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it comes to HIV prevention, and when looking at how far (or not far) we have come in the past... Read more »
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Myths About HIV

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Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me may have pour infected blood... Read more »

Scared....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...being in the same house with them. i don't want to be distant towards them, but that's what i find myself doing. i'm just so scared that i could maybe catch something. so can someone PLEASE answer my question. thank you so much!! Read more »

Scared of Infection...Please Help

Posted by soscared21, 5 Replies
...the incident my ass felt rather uncomfortable. He did not ejaculate, but I guess there was precum. Also, he told me he was HIV negative, but I don't know if I believe him....his sexual history was rather scary. Well...I know symptoms are never... Read more »

I'm scared to be near my best friend hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am hoping some real life stories will help me with my fears. My longtime friend told me he is hiv + and now I'm afraid to be near him. I have read that casual contact is not a risk so I suck up my fears and pretend everything Read more »