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Can You Get AIDS From Getting Head

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Ask the Experts

Paraniod about getting AIDS?

I haven't really talked to anyone about this so I really appreciate answering this for me, but. I am scared about getting HIV, I am NOT sexually active, I don't do drugs, or anything like that, but I am scared of casual contact (like...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You have an anxiety disorder and you should be evaluated by a psychiatrist in order to be properly diagnosed and receive a recommendation for appropriate treatment. Noe of the activities you mentioned carries a risk of HIV infection.... Read more »

Anxiety/Head and Neck

Hi. I'm from the Philippines and my country has a very low prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS infection (<0.01% - <0.1% of all adults) with 3,000 recorded by the government and 10,000 estimated by UNAIDS out of a general population of 85 million...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The symptoms you describe (reflux, otitis) would not be HIV seroncnversion symptoms, even in its rarest form. Sore throat or pharyngitis is one of the more common symptoms of seroconversion, but it is usually accompanied by quite large lymph glands... Read more »

Licking Head of Dick

Hello Doc, I am almost 30 (and gay) and yesterday I had a second sexual experience. I was always afraid of HiV so never ventured out (still am). Yesterday night I visited this couple (who said they are DDF). They sucked my dick (I have read that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct. The HIV-acquisition risk from the activities you describe is very low. See link below. Now what's this nonsense about talking to someone not being an option??? You're gay, closeted, 30-years-old, have only had two... Read more »

Head Sweats

I have been HIV + for almost nine years and have kept my Viral load undectable with HIV Medications (Viramune/Epzicom currently - last three years) and have TCELLS in 400-500 range. I have nueropathy in feet for last 7 years and a slightly enlarge...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Excessive sweating due to your HIV medications would be unusual. Some patients develop sweating that cannot be explained (idiopathic). Low blood sugar, thyroid problems, pheochromocytomas, reflex synmpathetic dystrophy, hidden infections or tumors,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can't get it out of my head

Posted by Froglover32, 3 Replies
I cant stop thinking about having HIV. From the time i wake up to the time i go to bed. I have a boyfriend we have been together for over 3 years now. He is very supportive and so is our family's. I dont have my first dr appointment until the first... Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
From our own experts at

"Many people are fearful that they have HIV, even though they are either at very low risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The common term informally used... Read more »

Where am i headed

Posted by trucker_c, 1 Reply
ok i want to start by saying, i am 23, tall, african american, handsome with a loving boyfriend of 6 years now. well, all of my life its been pounded into my head that since i was gay, sooner or later i'd get aids or hiv and die, so that has always... Read more »

AIDS anxiety and getting tested

Posted by Anonymous
Anyone who thinks they may be HIV positive should get tested.
In 1988, when the virus was killing many, I developed a condition entitled "AIDS ANXIETY".
This condition can literally drive you nuts! Checking yourself constantly for symptoms, Going... Read more »