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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Scared Kid,1. There are many ways condoms can be improperly used! Check the archives for a full discussion of this topic in the chapter Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was... Read more »

Please Help - Need to Ovecome Fear of Testing

Hi Dr. Bob. I'm utterly stressed and it's a bit overwhelming that I ever put myself in a postion... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...MSM is warranted. They cite the small number of positive cases, the shortage of facilities for follow-up procedures, and the fear, cost and pain involved in pursuing small cell changes, called dysplasias. In addition, most health insurance... Read more »
The Body

Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it comes to HIV prevention, and when looking at how far (or not far) we have come in the past... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... Read more »
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Charles King Op-Ed: Shock Tactics Won't Stop HIV

...people as scary, disease-ridden vessels. Even if such tactics didn't contribute to stigma, they still wouldn't be effective. Scare tactics -- alone -- don't work. Take the gruesome anti-smoking ads the city used to run. Yes, fear might have... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

Very scared to be infected

Posted by UltraScared33, 3 Replies
...the insertive protected anal intercourse, the tranny made me a protected blowjob and after we have had a deep kissing. Now I'm scared that perhaps some infected liquid inside the anus of the tranny is passed, first, to the surface of the condom,... Read more »

My first gay experience scared me so much!

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...some point the condom broke. I think it broke on the side and not at the tip, which would be better right? well, i was really scared. so, i told him that the condom had broken. even though i was worried, i felt a little relief knowing that he... Read more »

Scared of Infection...Please Help

Posted by soscared21, 5 Replies
...him....his sexual history was rather scary. Well...I know symptoms are never a reliable indicator of infection...but I'm just so scared. About 4-5 days after the incident one of the lymph nodes in my neck became hard and swollen...the one on... Read more »