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HIV Transmission

...person, or from using a toothbrush immediately after the toothbrush was used by someone who was HIV positive, or in other unexpected ways. To be safe, always avoid direct contact with blood and sexual fluids in any context. Don't worry too much about rare cases. For instance, there is one documented case of transmission from deep or "French" kissing -- in two people who had terrible dental problems. However, the odds of getting HIV from...
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Blood in my semen during ejaculation

Dear Dr. Dezube: Recently I have noticed blood in semen when I masturbate I am very concerned and would like to know how worried I should be ? During December I jumped of a high platform on a boat into the ocean and did impact my testicle, could...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Blood in the semen can be very upsetting. Most often it's nothing more than a tiny blood vessel that burst during your ejaculation/masturbation. Occasionally, however, it could be the sign of an infection or a problem with your prostate. Hopefully,... Read more »

Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with her. meaning i used to share and consume her saliva. I did that lot of times, may be ten times until now. Do i need to worry about getting HIV from this incident? Please answer. I am very very fond of your great work. I will definitely... Read more »

worried sick ... losing my mind

I have been reading the Forum and it has been a great help but I think i still need to hear word from an expert as to what is actually going on in my head, if i am manifesting these symptoms or if they really do exist. Please hear me out. Over 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...do not sound like thrush, by the way.Yes, 99+ percent seroconvert by 3 months. Yes, anxiety can cause all sorts of symptoms. Worried-wells, please refer your questions to the HIV Prevention/Safer Sex Forum. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Three questions: Use of Condom after 'fingering'Worried about prostitutesOral Sex & Menstrual Blood?

Question 1:I recently had a single vaginal sex encounter with a U.S. female (4 weeks ago). I used a condom but prior to application I had 'fingered' the lady in question. I am pretty sure that my hands were 'dry' when I applied the condom and no...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.The answers to these 3 questions is essentially the same.Fingering is a low risk activity for HIV. This issue has been addressed in greater detail in several previous questions, listed in the Sexual Transmission... 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 (UNC)-Chapel Hill. The study examined in detail the genetic population of HIV, specifically the env gene for HIV's... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...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... Read more »
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low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
...feels a little hot and i never checked to see if the rash existed when my fever was high since i just noticed today! im so worried right now because all i've heard is that rash and fever occur concurrently only when HIV is present... this is... Read more »

Worried beyond worry

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had mutual oral, him on me for a minute or two and me on him for a minute or two and the we had mutual JO together. Now I am worried to the point of panic that I have put myself, and my girlfriend at risk of hiv and other STDs. I read from... 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 »

ars

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hair salons worried me.After a barber cut me I ended up going for another test.Its been over 7yrs now that I have wasted on worrying.I was 20 back then,now at 27 I havnt got anywhere in life,failing all my grades which has unabled me to get my... Read more »