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Burning Urethra After Touching Urine Worried I Have HIV

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HIV through blood/urine going into urethra

Good dayI know a hand job is not regarded as a risky way of becoming HIV+ for a male. I was in a night club and a prostitute sitting next to my tried to convince me to have sex. I had a few drinks before. I was wearing short pants with no...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question, but you already answered it yourself:"I know a hand job is not regarded as a risky way of becoming HIV+"The <i>what if</i> situation that you suggested makes it sound like HIV is waiting to creep... Read more »

burning in urethra tip.

For the last 10 months, i have this burning in urethra in spite of 3 courses of antibiotics. Can... Read more »

burning in urethra

age 68 yrs. had unprotected sex on 15 06 2011. got terrible bladder pain next day. got elisa test... Read more »
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Education: "People Are Afraid to Touch Them"

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A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

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Sex and Living with HIV

Sexual intimacy is essential to well being. All human beings need to touch and be touched. Yet people living with HIV are often denied touch because of other people's ignorance; or they themselves shy away from touch because of shame, pain, or fear... Read more »
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A Litany for Burning Condoms

Christopher Jones To commemorate this year's World AIDS Day, I choose to lift the act of burning condoms. As provocative and challenging such a move may sound, I truly believe it is a type of ritual act that is radical enough to deepen... Read more »
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touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last weekend, we had a party at my home with some friends (I knowing or I unknowing). After the party, I cleaned the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »

About the guy touching his condom....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(also known as the paper cutter).

I think I am the only person who can relate to this guy, and I really think he does have to worry about disease. Unfortunately, he's worrying about the wrong one. The disease that he has is one I also suffer... Read more »

Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please help me I am making myself sick with worry. I Fingered a girl of unknown HIV status (not inside her but just the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk... Read more »