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Condom Was Used But I'm Still Afraid Of Hiv

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Afraid of HIV

Dear Doctor,3 months have passed after I had sex with a prostitute. I had used a condom. During these 3 months i had pain in my lymph nodes, rashes on arms, back, stomach. I did not have fever, diarrhea, appetite loss, weight loss. The season...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You do not provide me with any details about the level of risk for HIV transmission that was associated with your contact with the prostitute. Assuming there was some risk, this would be an ideal time for you to go ahead and get an HIV test. If it... Read more »

afraid of infected HIV with oral sex, help me please

Hello Miss Shannon, I am a man and I had sex with a woman that she massage in erotic exhibition, I... Read more »

Afraid of HIV

i had a protected sex (2condommm) with a sex worker..after 2 weeks yellow bumbs headed black color... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Gay Men's Health Summit to Address Rise in HIV Rates

Condom use, the risks of crystal methamphetamine, and dating someone who is HIV-positive were among topics slated for discussion over the weekend at "Power and Pride," the San Fernando Valley's first gay men's summit. Organizers hoped to address... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ghana Changing Its Tune on Condoms; AIDS-Prevention Jingle Inspires More to Use Protection

Sarah Koomson, a 19-year-old in Ghana, says she is not ashamed or afraid to ask her boyfriend to use condoms. "I talked with him, and we discussed about what has happened now, in this world. So he uses it," she said matter-of-factly. Sarah has heard... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Muslim Leaders in Zanzibar Help Fight AIDS, but Won't Promote Condoms

The Zanzibar AIDS Commission (ZAC) is working with Muslim leaders in the semi-autonomous, 95 percent Muslim country to fight AIDS, while respecting religious opposition to condoms. Experts say a multipoint strategy against the disease should include... Read more »
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For those nervous about Acute HIV symptoms/afraid to get tested

Posted by thestranger, 1 Reply
Hi guys,
just wanted to share my story for those who are afraid they have gotten HIV or who think they might be experiencing ARS. A couple months back, I had an protected encounter with a woman of unknown HIV status, and three weeks after the... Read more »

Hiv Risk? Please help.. I'm afraid

Posted by stupidbill13, 2 Replies
Hello.. I have an Hiv Risk question i was wondering if you could answer.. Okay... I went to a Massage place and got a full body massage.. I did NOT engage in any sexual activity with the "masseuse" But she did proposition me.. so I am worried if she... Read more »

afraid to test

Posted by shadesofgrey, 2 Replies
well like so many on this board i am driving myself crazy. 2 years ago had a neg hiv status, had some encounters all anal were with condoms and i even tested for leaks afterwards had oral a couple of time(receptive)but only for about 15 seconds, no... Read more »

afraid...plese answer

Posted by Adioatticus, 2 Replies
now, i am a virgin and 14... and my girlfriend is the same... i am afraid of getting stds and aids and stuff...we both have done nothing really...and i only have fingers a girl before... and i was wondering, is there any risk of us getting... Read more »