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Can U Get AIDS From Sharing Vibrators

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One in a Million I know but Please answer-VIBRATORS

Mr. Frascino,My name is Heather and I am 18 years old. I live in a small town in Utah and word gets around so I can't really call my doctor. Anyway, my friend and I got her mom's vibrtor out of a drawer in her bed and I used it. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Heather,No, I would not recommend you spend any money (let alone $375!) on HIV testing. HIV does not survive very long at all outside the body. Consequently, your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. For the record, however, I still don't... Read more »

Response to "Spencer's Vibrator"

Hello,First I would like to thank you for responding to my previous question. For extra knowledge... Read more »

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch... Read more »
Articles
Office of National AIDS Policy

Grant Colfax, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, Shares How HIV/AIDS Impacted His Life

This week, the 2012 International AIDS Conference is being held in Washington, D.C. The Conference provides an opportunity for Administration officials to reflect on the effect that HIV/AIDS has had in their own lives, and how far weve come in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Grandmothers Raising AIDS Orphans Share Experiences With Canadian Grandmothers Ahead of XVI International AIDS Conference

About 100 grandmothers from 11 African countries last week traveled to Canada for a four-day gathering to share with about 200 Canadian grandmothers their experiences of caring for their grandchildren, who have lost parents to AIDS-related... Read more »
TheBody.com

Bloggers: HIVers and HIV/AIDS Advocates Share Their Thoughts

TheBody.com's Bloggers Devarah "Dee" Borrego: How to Talk Trans "I see so many of my trans sisters in the U.S. and around the world being severely impacted by HIV and by ignorance," Dee Borrego writes. That's why she speaks out and shares... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil Shares AIDS-Fight Blueprint

Leaders from Portuguese-speaking countries recently signed on to a program to share in the know-how that has cut Brazil's AIDS-related deaths by more than half over the past eight years. This deal follows an initiative announced last month at the... Read more »
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Good Vibrations please

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have recently read some messages with a bit of acid in their words, Im not going to enter in particular discussions about it. I only hope all of them that are worried to be HIV negative and meanwhile, as they choose to be here at this forum, they... Read more »

Would you like to share your story?

Posted by Anonymous
I'm a student and have recently gotten involved in a project which aims to find out about women's issues in HIV/AIDS. Is it different living with the disease being a woman? Are there specific problems women face being infected? I'm trying to find... Read more »

Would you like to share your story?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, I'm a student and am trying to find out about issues women face being HIV infected or having AIDS. I don't know if you would agree, but I think women's issues still don't get enough attention.
I'm looking for someone who would like to... Read more »

Just wanted to share this..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've been an HIV worrier for over 2 months now since I started displaying weird ongoing symptoms. All my exposures were over 5 years ago. Tested neg 2 times last month on ELISA at different labs, plus my husband also tested neg. I'm thinking maybe... Read more »