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Do People Catch AIDS From Giving Handjob

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Aids from Giving Handjob

Hello,I recently gave a handjob to a stranger and his semen came in contact with a very small but "open" cuticle. Besides the fact that I have been constantly beating myself up over the experience....my first homosexual encounter (I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, your worry is not realistic. Your problem seems to be the guilt associated with your first homosexual encounter. I strongly recommend you get counseling to help you sort out your sexual identity concerns, as well as your irrational fears... Read more »

STD from giving a handjob?

I recently was getting a massage. Turns out she was a transexual. I gave her a handjob. No other... Read more »
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AIDS Action Council

Policy Facts: Catch-22: Medicaid and HIV

Introduction Discretionary vs. Mandatory Programs Medicaid Medicaid HIV Waivers The Early Treatment for HIV Act Conclusion Introduction Antiretroviral therapy keeps people living with HIV healthy. But the costs of HIV care can impoverish... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopians Know About AIDS, But Don't Think They'll Catch It: Study

Almost 98 percent of Ethiopians know about AIDS and HIV, but most people tend to think that their personal risk of infection is very low, the east African country's first behavioral study showed Wednesday. "Despite the high level of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Get Tested for HIV/AIDS and Catch a Free Sammie Concert

Detroit-area teens and young people are being urged to take advantage of free HIV testing combined with special programs and events through the end of June. City Council member Alberta Tinsley-Talabi is working with the National Mayors'... Read more »
AIDS United

The Fight to Catch Up and Start Moving Towards an AIDS-Free Generation

I've never known a time without HIV and AIDS. It affected my family early as my uncle was diagnosed positive before I was born. Even my high school in conservative Bakersfield, California had the AIDS Quilt visit our campus. I entered this world of... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Is mutual handjob risky?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is mutual mastubation risky? What do you think? Last week I was given a handjob by a stranger in a public toilet. Should I be worried?

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Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
A few days ago I ended up going to a Lapdance bar with friends while working in the USA. After much beer and coaxing from my friends I ended up getting a private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »