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Burning Red Spots After Blood Splash Worried I Have HIV

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few red spot got me really worried. is this hiv rash?

i was given blowjob two weeks ago. yesterday i noticed two small red spots on my skin.they were color of blood.it got me really worried.but the spots were removed by just rubbing them of with hand sanitizer.but most probably they were slight...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission, but it does carry risk for all of the other sexually transmitted infections. If your symptoms continue I would recommend that you follow up with your health care provider for evaluation, but... Read more »

Blood splash in eyes WORRIED

Hey doc first off ur awsome and second ur going a great job. I'm currently a Paramedic and... Read more »

Splash of Blood on my skin

Hi Dr Bob,Hats off to you..No words can describe what you do...I just started my residency and I... Read more »
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red spots

Posted by Anonymous

Please help has anyone with hiv had these symptons, im going for my test on monday , i just need some support. Its the third time ive had the test but since these symptons have started i havent been re-tested...this is about a year since last test.
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red spots

Posted by Anonymous
Hi for about a year now ive had re-occuring red spots on the head of my penis, they are almost lesian like only the size of say the nib of a pen. I went to two local GUM clinics to try and find out what it is, all i got was that it could just be a... Read more »

Blood Spots

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I Just started to have allergys to the pollon and molds in the air. When I blow my nose, there are trickles are tiny blood spots. Has this anything to do with HIV?


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Red Cross Screenings

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am worried sick over a possible exposure that happened in the past few days. The blood of a high risk man splashed on a scab that was on the back of my hand. However, this man assured me that everything was fine because he has donated blood many... Read more »