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Can You Contract HIV From Pubic Hair

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I know toilet seats are okay, but...

Very brief, probably paranoid, but nagging me:I was wearing flip flops, used a public washroom. I always do a check before I sit down -- I won't sit on wet toilet seats, not just because of germs but because it's an unpleasant sensation. Anyway,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You're worried about contracting HIV from nudging a pubic hair on a public toilet seat onto your flip-flopped foot??? Oh my . . . .". . . Probably paranoid"???? No dude, there is absolutely Read more »

please, pick my e mail, I WILL DONATE !!!

About 3 weeks, i had sex with an asian sex worker, it was like 2 minutes...to make a long story... Read more »

Menstrual Blood and HIV

Please Dr. Frascino...i will donate $100USD if you respond to my plea!!About 1.5 months ago, i had... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

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Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
...question is, I shaved my chest and just below my belly button but above my pubic region and around the pubic area (still had pubic hair above penis) about 10-12 hours before the encounter. If she was HIV+ what risks are there? Also, after sex, I... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by ann666, 1 Reply
...hadn't had time to pick her things up. We went to bed, I gave him oral unprotected an notices a sore near the border of his pubic hair way up top. He said it was just a scratch he got. I told him I was no longer in the mood to have sex, he kept... Read more »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 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 Read more »

oral sex and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...protection, i.e. condoms..... however, in speaking with my nurse midwife yesterday she said that even oral sex can cause a partner to contract HIV.... Do any of you have any information on this or his "lifestyle" choice????? I would really... Read more »