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Burning Penis Worried It Could Be HIV

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Stripper Spit on Head of Penis = HIV Worry

Hi Dr. Bob,First of all, I want to thank you so very much for all that you do for people. You truly are a saint.I know the risk is exteremely low ... but I want to hear (see) any level of reassurance.About two weeks ago, I was messing around with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Worried Guy,You cannot contract HIV form a dry humping stripper, even one who drenches your tallywhacker with gobs of spit, OK? Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV risk from small cut at base of penis "Extremely Worried - Please Help!"

I had vaginal intercourse (no oral or anal) with a girl 7 weeks ago who I met through a friend. We... Read more »

Precum-filled Penis tip touched stripper's body...Pls help...worried sick!

Hi Dr Bob,Thanks a lot for all your help on this. This is one of the very few websites that gives... Read more »
Articles
American Society for Microbiology

Circumcision Alters Penis Microbiome, Could Explain HIV Protection

Circumcision drastically alters the microbiome of the penis, changes that could explain why circumcision offers protection against HIV and other viral infections. In a study to be published on April 16 in mBio ®, the online open-access journal of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washing Penis Soon After Sex Increases Risk of HIV Among Uncircumcised Men, Study Says

Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk of HIV infection among uncircumcised men, according to a study funded by NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and presented on July 25 at the 4th IAS Conference on... Read more »
TheBody.com

Thank You So Much for Thinking About My Penis and Anus -- Online HIV/AIDS Prevention That Focuses on Something That Matters

Jason Chiu, M.P.H. As a 26-year-old former Grindr-user and a single-and-ready-to-mingle gay man, I am a frequent target of Internet HIV prevention messages/advertisements. Every once in awhile, I do feel obliged to click on the ads because of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Care Providers Burning Out From Increased Workloads, Flat Funding, AIDS Research Director Says

Health care workers caring for people living with HIV/AIDS are "burning out" from increased workloads as patients are living longer but funding for care remains stagnant, Michael Saag, director of the Center for AIDS Research at the University of... Read more »
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My penis started bleeding during oral sex. Worried!

Posted by doncram, 1 Reply
So I received oral sex from this guy, who I asked their status and they said they were clean, didn't have nothing. A little while into it I believe my frenulum tore and it started bleeding, he had my blood in his mouth and he started gagging (was a... Read more »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
4 weeks ago I had unprotected oral(I was the receiver) with a girl. 2 weeks later I started getting back and neck pains. Plus regularly feeling mildly sick. Now those back and neck pains are getting quite severe(I'm literally in agony as I type... Read more »

HIV + from breast secretions on penis?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anyone know of any cases of HIV transmission from breast secretions making contact with a male penis? Read more »

symptons on penis?

Posted by anonymouslad, 1 Reply
I was wondering if anyone could tell me are there any symptoms to look for on your penis if you may have HIV? There's something on mine which I'm a little worried about which has been there for about a week, I'm hoping it is something completely... Read more »