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Does Burning Penis Mean I Have AIDS

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doctor touched my penis with a pen (literally) and told me i can get aids from kissing (donation on the way)

Hi doca doctor not as lovely as yourself was looking at my penis and then touched it with a pennow i am paranoid that it broke the skin because i have a skin problem down there (he didnt mean to touch it but he was pointing at it)he is a derm and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Do you really think a dermatologist even one as clumsy and clueless as the one you describe would pop a woman's "something or other" with his pen? Silly boy. Dermatologists have specialized thingamajigs to pop... Read more »

spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i... Read more »

burning pain on tip of penis after sex

What could cause the penis to have intense burning pain on the tip immediately after sex-partner... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Burned Out? Join the Club!

Many of us involved in the HIV/AIDS community are programmed to preach the gospel according to HIV: "Practice safer sex," "AIDS affects everyone," "We have not found the cure for AIDS," and of course, "AIDS isn't over!" While it is necessary to get... Read more »
TheBody.com

A Litany for Burning Condoms

Christopher Jones To commemorate this year's World AIDS Day, I choose to lift the act of burning condoms. As provocative and challenging such a move may sound, I truly believe it is a type of ritual act that is radical enough to deepen... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

New Prevention Technologies in HIV: What Would They Mean for Women?

Biomedical tools for HIV prevention, also known as new prevention technologies (or NPTs), are often touted as tools that will give women greater control over HIV prevention. But will these tools actually empower women? Here, we explore this question... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

How Did Circumcision Prevent HIV in Clinical Trials in Africa ... And What Does It Mean for the United States?

Recent research shows that circumcision 1 could be an effective new HIV prevention tool, especially in areas of the world with high HIV prevalence and low rates of circumcision. This promising news is clearly significant for sub-Saharan Africa. It... Read more »
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Sore Burning Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently i had a low risk encounter of oral sex with another man,im also male,we both gave as well as recieved, neither one of us ever reached orgasm, this was a one time ordeal for me, im not gay but just wanted to experiment,well the only thing im... Read more »

symptons on penis?

Posted by anonymouslad, 1 Reply
I was wondering if anyone could tell me are there any symptoms to look for on your penis if you may have HIV? There's something on mine which I'm a little worried about which has been there for about a week, I'm hoping it is something completely... Read more »

Fingering vs. Penis Shaft

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question that is perplexing me....

I have read that there is little to no risk of contracting HIV from fingering an infected female.

Let's say a male has intercourse with a female with a condom on...the condom does covers all but the last 1/2... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »