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Do People Get AIDS From Sex Toys

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Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...often resolves spontaneously over a period of several days. Good luck. Be well. Dr. Bob Fleshlight Oct 16, 2008 I noticed other people got worried after getting a sore throat within 72 hours after using their Fleshlight. I got the same symptom 1... Read more »

Sex Toys and its safety

Hello Doctor!Great site. You are doing a great job, tohetehr with other experts of this site, and i... Read more »

sextoys, fleshlights (FLESHLIGHT) (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hey Doc, So i ordered a fleshlight which came via mail after 5 three days. I opened up the plastic... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...party drugs, AZT, government conspiracies, or anything else but the HIV virus. The myth: "It's not AIDS that kills people; it's the medicines they take!" The reality: HIV medications, known as antiretrovirals, don't cure HIV, but... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are HIV-infected avoid deep, open-mouth "French" kissing with a non-infected partner, as there is a... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...and Vaginal Intercourse --> There's only one way to find out for sure whether you have HIV: Get tested. Although some people feel symptoms when they've been newly infected with HIV, most people don't. That's one reason why HIV continues... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Thoughts About Women and Oral Sex After Visiting the NYC Sex Museum

...the museum had an exhibit about the sex lives of animals. Although it was interesting and challenged the whole notion of what people believe to be natural versus unnatural in relation to sex and sexuality (i.e., heterosexuality/homosexuality, two... Read more »
Connect With Others

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I've read (the late) Stephen Gendin's and Hush's article from POZ and can relate completely. This is just not an issue alot of people talk about. I wondered how others were dealing with it because, well, I'm not dealing with it too well. ... Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...get tested but i have to wait a few more weeks since im still in that window period thing. oh i forgot....i also used a sex toy from him....a fake vagina to be exact. It was wrapped in a towel for what seemed at least a few hours, maybe even... Read more »

So much information!!

Posted by dj1979, 2 Replies
...find out what the viral load and CD4 are. He gave us tons of information, but something was confusing. Our AIDS program said sex was safe with condoms. The doc said that since I am at this point very highly infectious, condoms were only 90%... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...Marcus is a homosexual who acquired the virus from a male partner almost the same age as him. Yung total expression of their individuality or sexuality also gives way to their acquiring the infection, Ramirez said, referring to young and adult... Read more »