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Dark Bumps Worried It Could Be Ars

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dark days,worried,please help me by answering.

DEAR DR.BOB im really confused and dont know what to do please guide me.hi sir.i'm 21 yo male,from a third world country(101st in HIV ranking by CIA),i'm in college and virgin.one night took a prostitute(which turned out to be TS) with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry to hear your first sexual experience has turned out to be so anxiety provoking. Repressive attitudes (and laws) concerning sex tend to lead to unfortunate situations such as these.Your HIV-acquisition risk (unprotected insertive oral... Read more »

To worry or not to worry concerning ars

So a month or so ago I had sex with a man and tried anal for the first time. He put a latex condom... Read more »

Is this ars or should I not be worried?

What are the likely and common symptoms of ARS? Does diarrhea constitute a symptom?I also have been... Read more »
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The American Foundation for AIDS Research in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday began its four-day, 17th annual National HIV/AIDS Update Conference , which aims to focus attention on the epidemic among African Americans, Latinos, and women and girls,... Read more »
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Estimating U.S. Budget Sequestration's Impact on Global Health, Foreign Aid

Writing in the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition's (USGLC) blog , Molly Lester, government relations associate at the USGLC, highlights a┬áreport (.pdf) released last week by the House Appropriations Committee Democrats that outlines the potential... Read more »
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From: MethisDeath.com "Meth 101" "No matter what you call it, it's death... death that can be smoked, snorted, injected or eaten." "You become so obsessed with meth that nothing else matters. You suffer drastic weight loss because eating isn't... Read more »
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Cellblock Care?

A Positive Living reader shares an account of his experience behind bars. Living in jail is a tremendous emotional strain under the best of circumstances. For someone with HIV, hepatitis, diabetes, fatigue, cirrhosis and neuropathy, jail is, at... Read more »
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worried itchy bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi i dont know where to start. My worry is coming from the fact that i was raped eight months ago. After this happened i decided not to tell anyone, especially my husband. I made this decision because i was out with friends partying when this... Read more »

ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
Dr. Bob,
( or anyone who is versed in this stuff. Looking for a professional opinion please:)

The past month and a half has been very strange and I wanted to get some good opinions on here. I know ARS symptoms are unreliable and testing is the only... Read more »

dark brown bump on meatus

Posted by rajeevgg, 2 Replies
having very minor dark brown bump near meatus on my penis. had safe sex 3 months. bump is very minor and painless. still having fear about it. Read more »

Shingles_ARS_HIV-

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had shingles about a month after a sexual experience. I also had other ars symptoms along with really dark urine. I have tested 3 times for Hep and Hiv- 1 month 6.5 weeks and 9 weeks- all negaitive. My Doc seems sure I have nothing to worry... Read more »