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Can You Get HIV From Getting Head

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HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after sex or squeeze the head so the acohol can enter your penis to kill the virus? If this method will not work, will it be effective at all? I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,In general HIV is not all that easy to contract! For instance, the estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring the virus from unprotected insertive vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. If the... Read more »

PTSD Hypochondria Depression HIV... why can't i convince myself it's all in my head?

I'm 28 and have been HIV+ 5 years and thought I had gotten the hang of it, being a peer counselor as concerns HIV and living with HIV. About a year ago my father was diagnosed with stomach cancer, he passed away a few months ago, at about the...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. You have indeed been through tremendous loss. Your writing indicates that you have a great deal of insight which is an important part of healing. When our emotional resilience gets pounded by life events we need support from... Read more »

Getting HIV if a condom isn't all the way on?

I don't know where else to go but I went to a swingers party Back in December 27th and I only had sex with one person. I didn't finish but she was on top and when she got off, the condom was still on me but just on the head of my penis and...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Unless there were actively bleeding cuts on the shaft of your penis I would not be concerned. In health,Richard... 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 »
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HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
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"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 »

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 »

What are these tiny pin head bright red spots?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
They are on my upper arm and chest, pin head size and bright red, they look like dots of paint. There are 8 on my left arm and 4 on my chest. They have been there for a week or so. Are they in any way connected to a possible STD? Or even ARS?... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid in my Cock Head

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am male 27, never had sex in my life other than once
i squeezed a boobs of a girl and two days back a Big
Mistake which I did in my life. I feel You will help
me in this problem.

Please Help, Two days back I went to a Prostitute...
I kissed her all... Read more »