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Do People Catch AIDS From Touching Pubic Hair

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you getting HIV. If you're curious about whether specific sexual acts are riskier than others, check out...
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HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and took it out to only find a pubic hair. Can HIV be passed this way?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm really curious how you knew the hair in your crepe was actually a pubic hair! Oh never mind. It really doesn't matter, because even if it were a pubic hear, your HIV risk would be nonexistent. Dr. Bob Read more »

I am the Woman you Helped before with a Son -- Please Help Once More

Dr. Bob,Here I am again, I am the woman that told you about my son being OCD along with a few other things. I am now have him in therapy for his HIV fears. Thank You for your advice. It seems to be helping. As I told you before, I do not know how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and your son had bleeding cuts in his mouth and on his fingers. Period. By the way, how does one distinguish an eyelash from a pubic hair???? One would think they would look somewhat similar, no? Oh, never mind.I'm delighted your son is in... Read more »

Chinese Massage Handjob

Hello DocFirst of all I would like to thank you on everyone's behalf for what u do to help people. Probably sometimes people are sure about the answer but they still ask you because they believe you and also for their own full satisfaction. For this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Mr. Worried,"So Dr. with all this circumstances do u think I have any risk of HIV . . . or any other disease?" No, I do not. Your STD/HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. The only reason to consider HIV testing Read more »

RE: Chinese Massage Handjob

Dear DocThnks for your reply it helped me a lot to get rid of my misery. Already made another donation and will do it again. Just a small quick question. Dear doc I forgot to mention that I went for a long run which made me sweat like anything;...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...during the hand job I was fondling her breast and tried to touch her pussy while she was still wearing her shorts I felt her pubic hair but I don't know how deep I went to touch her with my finger, as she was a little bulky and her shorts were... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones) after menopause, but studies have also shown thatHIV infection increases a person's risk of losing bone mineral density. Thisplaces both HIV+ men and women at increased risk of osteoporosis.... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...with men (MSM) is used in CDC surveillance systems. It indicates the behaviors that transmit HIV infection, rather than how individuals self-identify in terms of their sexuality. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses indicates when a person is diagnosed... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...fullness. Temporary and permanent fillers are available.Temporary fillers usually last from three to 12 months and usually requiretouch-ups. Permanent fillers provide long-lasting results, but generally cannotbe removed if the outcome is not... Read more »
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white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well. I've Read more »

pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter Read more »

Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know? Read more »

Symptoms Questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sucked and rimmed by another male with no blood that I could see. How much blood would really have to be present to catch the HIV? Ounces, cups, gallons???? I am sorry to be such a pain. Just do not know what to do. I know that at three months I... Read more »