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Do People Get HIV From Genital Rubbing

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Systemic Candidiasis

...available on Vaginal Candidiasis or Oral Candidiasis . Cause The fungus called Candida causes candidiasis. This fungus is normally found in small amounts in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin. In a healthy person, other bacteria and the immune system keep it from becoming a problem. However, a weak immune system makes it easier for Candida to grow and cause infection. In HIV disease, the most serious Candida outbreaks...
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HIV and HPV

i tested negative for HIV. does this mean that i don't have HPV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of HPV infection can transmit the infection.Condoms do not totally prevent transmission of HPV. HPV can be transmitted from person to person by direct contact with infected areas that aren't covered by a condom. To get the best protection from... Read more »

Dr. Bob, I really need your stamping to say I'm safe from a lap dance

Dear Dr Bob, you are doing here an awesome job helping people to clear their worries and educate them. I salute your efforts, and thoroughly appreciate it. For last week, I've been worrying myself to insanity. I just need your assurance that I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Worried from Toronto,Short answer requested. Short answer given: Your HIV risk is nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

a very worried person

hi dr. i would really like to exepress my deepest respect to you and all the people in the body for there extreme efforts for reducing the pain for the people from all over the world.iwill try to send my donation very soon as i really respect your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Very Worried Person,1.No. No further HIV testing is warranted or recommended. You are conclusively and definitively HIV negative.2.No. Hashish will Read more »

HPV and HIV (one in the same)

Is HPV and HIV one in the same? And if so how are they related? I am currently seeing someone who as of last night told me that she has HPV (we have not had any type of sexual contact at this point). What should I do to protect myself? What risks am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of HPV infection can transmit the infection. Condoms do not totally prevent transmission of HPV. HPV can be transmitted from person to person by direct contact with infected areas that aren't covered by a condom. To get the best protection from... Read more »
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Genital Beading: A Risk Factor for HIV in Taiwanese Men

...constrict them? Oh, that's a really good suggestion. We will try to talk about that [with] the manufacturers of condoms. Where do people go to get these beads put into their penis? Do they go to a local shop? A physician? Actually, they do... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...load. It might also reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to others. How Is HSV Transmitted? HSV infections are passed from person to person by direct contact with an infected area. You don't have to have an open HSV sore to spread the... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Hepatitis C Transmission HCV is mainly transmitted when infected blood from one person directly enters another person's bloodstream. HCV has been detected in semen and vaginal fluid, so genital fluids may be infectious. Read more »
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Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
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Rash? Someone please provide 411

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
...HI everyone. I am a little concerned. I had what appears to be a VERY low risk activity for contracting HIV but all of the sudden (its been exactly a month) I developed weird spots on my chest. I cant really describe the spots but they 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 »

unprotected sex for second(literally)

Posted by Nelson44, 2 Replies
...Hi people, I am bit concern about my exposure that I may have a couple of weeks ago. I was fooling around with my friend(female) basically Read more »

possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...external sex organ to sperm containing virus? i know the only sure way is to get tested, but im just another paranoia like many people here, spending hours looking for the answear i want, that im not at risk. and it was yesterday, so i have a... Read more »