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Black Spots After Rimming Worried I Have HIV

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CONVINCED 1st CASE OF HIV FROM BEING RIMMED-PLEASE ANSWER!

Hi Dr Bob,Firstly, I'd like to say what a fantastic forum you run here..I have been reading it avidly for the last 6 weeks since my exposure. My apologies in advance, as this is long, but I would like to tell you all the facts- I would be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you've been reading my forum and archives avidly for six weeks, you should realize that with over 40 million people currently infected with HIV and with over two decades of intense scientific study of how the virus is and is not... Read more »

rim or not to rim

Dear Gumba,Since there has never been a case of HIV being transmitted through being on the... Read more »

Black Spots: Does it Mean I have AIDS?

I have brother who is HIV +. He is only using feed supplements at the moment. He recently started... Read more »
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Black Spot on Tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone please help me.

I just noticed a black spot on my tongue. I don't recall biting down on it and its a about 1-2cm wide (not huge). It kinda looks like a broken blood vessel -- it doesn't appear to be raised. I've never had anything... Read more »

Risk of Rimming

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, all...Does anyone know of any cases of hiv transmission due to rimming? It seems to be the case that there are none. My exposure was being rimmed by a sex worker.. no other contact except a hand job....and I am worried...

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rimming/fingering/anal bleeding!!!

Posted by davegraham1
I want to know the risks for certain sexual activities that were performed on me by a guy that is very sexualy active. I am aware this guy always performs safe sex but other ctivities are not protected.

He rimmied and fingered me for a fair bit of... Read more »

Deep kissing, receving multiple oral and rimming, symptoms, risk?

Posted by TopGuy1, 1 Reply
About a month ago I had sex with a couple of guys on a vacation, in gay sauna. They gave me oral and we kissed (real deep french kissing), no anal. I had something like a zit on the penis and canker sore in the mouth. One guy rimmed me.

A week after... Read more »