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Do People Get HIV 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 »

Second time asking. Please reply.. (FLESHLIGHT FEARS, 2010) (SEX TOYS, 2010)

Hi Doctor,I've used a fleshlight i bought recently without washing it at all( no water no alcohol... Read more »

Fleshlight Fears (FLESHLIGHT) (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hey doc, your website is extremely helpful and informative. Thank you for doing the work that... Read more »
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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 »
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HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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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 »
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HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...now Im scared that some of his precum might have gotten on my lips. What are the chances he might have infected me if he has HIV? I really wanna get tested but i have to wait a few more weeks since im still in that window period thing. oh i... Read more »

positive/negative relationships

Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
...And he is oftten feeling affraid and nervous about his safety and health even though he is usualy the first one to initiate sex. But the question is: Do these ( Poz/ Neg) relationships usualy work, will things get better or should I just let him... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want 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 »