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I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone. Could I have contracted HIV? Is is possible to get HIV through masturbating when i have small cut or wound on my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,And yet another QTND (question that never dies) arises tonight! Hmm . . . must be a full moon out there or something.See below Mr. Sticky Fingers.Dr. Bobunwashed clothes (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION)Apr 20, 2008 what will... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your... Read more »

Writing 3rd Time!!!! HIV Viral load RT PCR, i am going to die pls answer

Dr Please Answer I am Writing 3rd Time - Dear Sir, i have drinked some contaminated cold drinks... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Three People With HIV/AIDS Die While on West Virginia ADAP Waiting List

Three HIV-positive people in West Virginia have died waiting to receive free antiretroviral drugs through the state's AIDS Drug Assistance Program since it stopped taking new patients nearly seven months ago, the AP/Charleston Daily Mail reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Married Men Would Rather Die Than Admit Their Gay Affairs

A University of Sydney survey has found that many Australian men who are involved in heterosexual relationships and also have sex with other men say they would commit suicide before admitting their secret. "Instead of hurting their wives or damaging... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thousands of Oklahomans Have Died of AIDS

Oklahoma health officials are struggling to keep the public aware of the AIDS epidemic, which has been tamed but not conquered. The state Health Department reports that while nearly 4,600 Oklahomans have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, thousands of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Apologizes to Guatemalans for 1940s STD Experiment

Guatemala reacted with shock to Friday's revelation that that US scientists infected Guatemalan prisoners, soldiers and sex workers with STDs in the name of public health research in the 1940s. "These should be considered crimes against humanity,... Read more »
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I'm going to die if I don't get help please.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had unprotected sex 3 times with a male who I believe is pos.
contracted std turned into pid within a months time. It's been 4 months now and I'm either dieing or killing myself from not eating and stress. I have swollen lymph nodes in my groin for 1... Read more »

I am going to die, please help

Posted by soworried27, 5 Replies
I had an event on Saturday that has me so worried. I had sex with someone that I met at a local bar. It was somewhat protected. She took the condom off and went in and out about 3 or 4 times and a condom that I was wearing for 10min or so I found... Read more »

Corrected Update: I am going to die

Posted by soworried27, 1 Reply
So sorry I meant to post the update with the original story under, and I forgot to post the update. Anyway, I got a hold of the girl via text and she claims that she is clean. She says that she is tested once a year when she goes for her regular... Read more »

What about other STD's?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I completely understand the fear about HIV, but what about other STD's? They are more common, more transmitable, and can also have serious consequences. Do/have any of you been tested for others? If so, what, and what do you have to do?

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