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Blood In Semen Worried It Could Be AIDS

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Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...already know and what is left for you to explain. Note: When talking with your children about HIV, questions about death may come up. Explain death in simple terms. Never explain death in terms of sleep. It may make your children worry that if they fall asleep, they'll never wake up. Offer reassurance. Stress that while HIV is serious, it is preventable. Talking to Children of Different Ages It's never too early to talk to your...
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Should my son be worried?

Hello Dr Robert! I'm from France but I hope you'll understand my son's problem...I salute you and appreciate the answers you give people in trouble, depression, or anxiety. I have a question for you that gives me headaches for several weeks (about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Steve, unless Mr. Not-Up-To-Scale was virally enhanced and you had unsafe sex with him in the mall men's loo, you have nothing to worry about.Dr. BobPlease help me (BACKSPLASH, TOILET WATER, 2009) Oct 23, 2009 Yesterday I had to pee really badly.... Read more »

HIV WORRY

Dear Dr.BOB,I am in a great worry. I believe that u can definitely help me. Actually, whenever I masturbate and after the semen is ejected,I always clean the surface of my glans penis with a cloth to make it clean and to remove the remaining...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Mr. Happy? Perhaps it's time you invested in a new set of trick towels, eh?Donation information for the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. Just click on the donate tab.Stay... Read more »

Blood & Semen Survivability of HIV Outside of the Body

I have a 2 questions regarding HIV transmission and survivability outside of the body.1,) How long will the HIV virus survive in blood outside of the body say within a insulin type of needle. I have been told by some needle sharers that the needle...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Please refer my previous response to the question "Lifespan of virus in needle" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionNon/Q9637.qna). In that response I identify a study that found that HIV in infected blood may... Read more »

Meal Assistant in Nursing Home

Can you contract AIDS through picking up an HIV-positive resident'sdrinking cup that has saliva on the side of it??
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...latexgloves when you are handling blood, semen or vaginal fluids, or anything thathas these fluids on it. But you do not need to worry about a drinking cup orany other object or surface with saliva on it. - Nancy Breuer Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

... HIV in seminal plasma differs from HIV in blood plasma, according to a study led by researchers with the University of North Carolina Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
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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 »

Once and for all

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The CDC has stated in their recent reports that semen kills hiv on contact. If you having sex without a condom you have no worries. Read more »

HIV from saliva

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...in his face. He can't remember if any of this mans saliva got into his mouth or eyes. Anyways, I told him he has nothing to worry about but he's very nervous. Is there anything anybody can tell him that would stop his worrying? I didn't think you... Read more »

Blood in semen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is blood in semen a symptom of HIV? Had a small amount appear in my semen this morning. Read more »