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pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter two months ago, but until today this feeling started.. like a sensation in the... Read more »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well.

I've searched and searched but I don't see anything about this, not even on this site. I... Read more »

Male to Female Transmission is Low!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks!

This post is targeted to those like me:
a heterosexual male in his early to mid twenties who have had a brief unprotected vaginal exposure.

I just want to remind you guys that female to male transmission is pretty darn low. It's not... Read more »

is there any couple (male and female) HIV+

Posted by Unlucky2, 1 Reply
i wouold like to find a couple that is HIV positive and both partners are Positiive i would like to know about your experience cause i need advise... my girlfriend might have HIV cause i a HIV+ and i dont know how to tell her Read more »

Negative..... again

Posted by Anonymous
Musta been the crab cakes.
See y'all tomorrow.

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Ask the Experts

Pubic lice and HIV transmission

DoctorIf I get pubic lice from HIV positive partner...would that put me into a risk of getting HIV since scrabs feed themselves with blood? Would my blood stream get infected HIV blood through the scrab bite?Sorry. Its odd.All the best...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Pubic lice, bedbugs, mosquitoes and all other biting or blood-sucking creepy crawlers do not transmit HIV/AIDS. Period. End of story.Dr. Bob... Read more »

pubic lice issues

Dear Doc,Is it possible to get pubic lice if i was dry humping with a hooker in a night club with both underwear and trousers on? I remember the rubbing was quite intensive and I have got genital moisture (pre-cum) in my boxers. The hooker was...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hi thereWhile pubic lice are very easily spread during sex, sometimes they are spread through other kinds of close physical contact. Very rarely, they are spread from contact with infected bedding, clothing, upholstered furniture, and toilet seats.... Read more »

using public restrooms?

My question is simple, Can you get any STD by using public restrooms? If not, can you get any diseases by using public restrooms?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Sexually transmitted infections are transmitted through sexual contact. They are not transmitted through casual contact (i.e., contact with objects in the day-to-day environment).RMK... Read more »

I'm scared that I contracted HIV from a public restroom

I'm female and I masturbated on a public toilet. I touched the toilet and then immediately masturbated. Could touching the toilet then myself transfer HIV to me? If it is possible or not possible could you please why or why not. Thank you....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Nope.DW... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

DOJ Investigating Alabama Resort After Manager Prohibits HIV-Positive Child From Using Pool, Restrooms

The Department of Justice is investigating Wales West RV Resort in Silverhill, Ala., in preparation for a possible discrimination lawsuit after a manager at the facility prohibited an HIV-positive child from using the facility's swimming pool and... Read more »
Sage Publications

AIDS Prevention and Public Policy: The Experience of Gay Males

Although the percentage of HIV-infected individuals who are gay and bisexual men has droppedabout 20% in recent years, the AIDS epidemic has been and remains a crisis of unmitigatedproportions for the gay male community in the United States. Figures... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Opinion Pieces Responding to Studies Finding That Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk

The Lancet in its May 12 issue published several opinion pieces responding to studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda and published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal that found routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scale-up of Male Circumcision Programs for HIV Prevention Will Require "Strong Political Backing," Funding, NEJM Perspective Piece Says

"In a radical departure from earlier strategies, public health officials are now arguing that circumcision of men should be a key weapon in the fight against" HIV in Africa, Ingrid Katz of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and... Read more »