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Chest Cold After Happy Ending Worried I Have HIV

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Scary "happy ending"

Hey Dr. Bob,I recently had a drunken foul-up and went to an asian massage parlour. When the masseuse was "down-low" rubbing and kissing, she kissed my scrotum and the tip of my penis. Since I was drunk, my fears took over and I went back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-and-tug is nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted and prompted primarily by guilt. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. My advice is that you level with your girlfriend. It's the best way to... Read more »

Massage With Happy Ending - HIV?

Hello Doctor,I got a massage done about 1 month back. At the end she gave me a handjob. She sucked... Read more »

My story -- It's a happy ending because I made it so.

Hi there! I'm hoping you can post this for others to see. Maybe add some of your wit and charm... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: AIDS Walk’s Happy Ending

The 5-K AIDS Walk St. Petersburg in North Shore Park on Saturday raised $117,000, organizers reported.Back to other news for September 2007 Read more »
PositiveWords

One Positive, One Negative: Both Happy

The technical name is "serodiscordant" relationship. The term many people prefer is "magnetic" -- one HIV-positive partner, one HIV-negative partner. Either way, it's a unique relationship, with special blessings and uncommon pitfalls. Ninety... Read more »
"Write a Letter to HIV" Campaign at TheBody.com

My Letter to HIV: A Letter From Zandi Mdlalose

Dear HIV, You invited yourself into my life. Were you happy making me sad? Did you enjoy seeing me worry about my health? Did you enjoy seeing the uncertainty that showed itself in my partner's eyes? NEWSFLASH!!! YOU ARE NOT IN CONTROL of any... Read more »
TheBody.com

The Never-Ending Collage: One Advocate's Reflections on World AIDS Day

For our World AIDS Day 2011 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- regular contributors and those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog.... Read more »
Connect With Others

a not so happy new year. diagnosed 1-4-11.

Posted by toolatelola, 2 Replies
hello good people. I have been using this site from the beginning but have been mostly gathering info.....thought I would throw my story out there. I could use the support of some new friends.
I am a straight 42 yo woman who was diagnosed with HIV... Read more »

Coming to an end...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Well friends, and to those who are not friends, my world of uncertainty is coming to an end...I'm going
to be tested very soon.

To say the least, I'm wrought with fear, terror and anger. I probably would have postponed my 6
month test for another few... Read more »

off deep end - swimming back to shore

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

Sorry this is so long but I have done a lot of thinking over the last 81 days.

First of all, I would like to thank you for taking time out of your busy lives to respond to people like myself who could really use the help and inspiration... Read more »

Stop the worrying before it ends you...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
"Get busy living or get busy dying." Great quote from The Shawshank Redemption says it best. I as many of you refuse to accept my negative status. However, slowly I have realized its important to get my !@#% together before its too late. I have... Read more »