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Do People Catch AIDS From Rubbing Against Someone

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2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...the future. While the disease seen in the current 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak has been mild for many people, it has been severe and even fatal for others. There is no way to predict with certainty what the outcome will be for an individual or, equally important, for others to whom the intentionally infected person may spread the virus. Vaccination against 2009 H1N1 with a 2009 H1N1 vaccine is the best way to protect against this virus. Supplies of...
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The Perverbial Rub and Tug - (donation en route)

Dr. Bob,I was going to make my question rhyme in prose but the anxiety is destroying the creativity. A donation to your wonderful organization has been made as well.Basically, full body massage with a happy ending. The masseuse was fully clothed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Iambic PentameterAug 22, 2009 Thank you Dr. Bob, for taking the time to answer me, I've been pulling out my hair, concerned over HIV. I think I know the answer, but my anxiety will not rest, Even though I did receive a six-week neg ELISA test. My... Read more »

rub a hiv woman wit my pans on then pass her han to he vajina and masturbate it I was in risk

Hi Dr.Robert you are the tipe of person who become a missinary cause you give your time for heip others people;thanks god there still somes angels on earth; well DR Robert Iam a fire fighter I have 25 years working night time day time shif in puerto...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Firefighter fro Puerto Rico,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your symptoms are not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I see absolutely no Read more »

Chance at possible exposure to HIV? (revision)

Ok, I decided to take a hot shower at my local gym (24 hr fitness). there are 5 stalls you could take a shower in and these stalls were made of glass walls. Hypothetically, if the person who used the shower before me rubbed his penis or ejaculated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No. And stop rubbing your Mr. Happy on the stall glass walls. It's driving the guy in the next stall crazy with desire!Dr. Bob Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »
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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safe or less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance, mutual masturbation can become unsafe if people touch their own genitals after getting a partner's infected semen, blood or vaginal fluids on their hands. We hope... Read more »
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massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal area. The problem is that I found my underwear was so thin, almost wore probably due to many times... Read more »

Girl on girl rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...visiting him I went to her apartment. One thing led to another and we ended up having sex. The sex mostly consisted of her rubbing her clit against mine. we were both real wet and there was no protection used. I guess my question is: Did I put... Read more »

Help! Vicks Vaporub & Toenail Fungus

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 7 Replies
...recur?" (below, on main page of "Treatment")is mine but I am starting a new thread here in order to try and catch the eyes of people who may be able to help me. My earlier thread resulted in my beginning to treat my toenail fungus... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...might come in contact with it being that I live in the same house with my brother and he is infected. I don't want to be that person who pushes him away because of this terrible disease. I want to be able to hug my brother and not be thinking... Read more »