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Burning Urethra After Sharing Sex Toys Worried I Have HIV

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throat burning sensations with Aptripla

Firstly thank you for this great forum. I find it incredibly helpful particularly as I live in a developing country and have no support services. My question is I have been on Aptipla for about 3 months and regularly (but not every day) have a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...examination of the throat would be helfpul to sort out. If swallowing similar size capsules and food/liquids doesn't trigger similar burning sensations then you might have an unusual reaction to the Atripla which might lead to consideration of a... Read more »

skin sensitivity - burning sensation

I have been experiencing a burning sensation on my skin lasting about a month.The sensation started... Read more »

BURNING SENSATIONS

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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...sex as safe as possible. If you would like to discuss theseissues, see a sex educator or health care provider at your local AIDS serviceorganization or treatment center. Read more »
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Gonorrhea

...symptoms that appear two to five days after infection; symptoms can take as long as 30 days to appear. Symptoms and signs include a burning sensation when urinating, or a white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis. Sometimes men with... Read more »
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...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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Worried out of my mind! Please Help!

Posted by TC123, 2 Replies
...which lasted until day 5. Sore throat remained, but no fever at all (still havent had one). On day 5, I started experiencing a burning sensation when urinating, had diarrhea, and had both cold sweats and hot flashes at night. The sore throat... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...it possible to contract HIV through someone's yeast? I've been reading everywhere that oral thrush is caused primarily by HIV/AIDS people, and that since I contracted a yeast infection on my penis from receiving oral, then that person was likely... Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...up with this concept if they didnt think that condoms do actually work? Just wanted to put my two cents in. What you should worry about is, learn how to properly use a male and/or female condom. Of course make sure that the condoms are NOT LAMB... Read more »