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Do People Get HIV From Docking

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Essiac

...cancer. Some versions of Essiac have more thanthe original four ingredients. The added ingredients are supposedto enhance the product's effectiveness and improve its taste. Twocommon additions are watercress and Pau d'arco. Yellow dock orcurly dock are sometimes used instead of sheep's sorrel. Advocates of Essiac suggest using it only if it is made in small batches with the freshest possible ingredients. They also disagree with using Essiac...
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Transmission of HIV through docking?

I must admit, never thought this was possible but a friend described to me docking or simply for people who don't know the connecting of penis to penis of two people by sliding the foreskin from one partner over the other's penis. Now to me since...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Docking is when two men put their penises "head-to-head", and an uncircumcised man slides his foreskin directly over the penis of the Read more »

Dick Docking and Penis Rubbing 2: Foreskin

Hello Dr Bob, Thanks to your last reply.That's my second time I sent this question. I've re-done a thorough research about the anatomy of male genitalia. In short, it turns out that information out there is inconsistent. In Wikipedia, two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nate,1.My opinion regarding HIV transmission/acquisition related to frottage (penis-to-penis rubbing, "dick-docking") remains unchanged. It is not considered to be a risk. Could you shoot a load and hit the urethra? Yes, it's theoretically... Read more »

Docking

What is the risk of HIV transmission from docking? Does it matter if there is pre-cum? Should it be avoided?I saw a previous post in the archives from 1998 but with all the discussion lately about oral sex, I'd thought I'd check. It seems somewhat...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Yes, the risk for transmission is low. When HIV infected fluids like semen (the pre-cum of infected people can also contain HIV) come into contact with the mucous membranes of your penis, there is the potential for transmission. However, Read more »

HIV disclosure to HR on job

I am going to disclose my HIV+ status to the benefits manager in the Human Resources Department on my job. I need to do this because I have to ask for a letter from them on their letterhead stating that they pay for 50% or more of my health care...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...conversations do you need to state your diagnosis. "Disability" is all you need to say to a well-informed HR director. Your personnel file and your medical file in the personnel office must by law be kept separate, and the one containing medical... Read more »
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Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

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...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 ... Read more »

HIV, guilt and death

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...just yesterday I found out indirectly from the doctor that he was diagnosed with PCP, an opportunistic infection, and he is HIV+. He has been in ICU since 12/14, and the doctor said that he is not going to make it. I was completely devastated. I... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

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...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Read more »

I want to talk to people with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello My name is colleen and I am 16 years old and I want people with AIDS to tell there story. I love to hear it. I am intrested in what they have gone through and how they feel. Coolleen Read more »