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Does Pain In Urethra Mean I Have AIDS

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How does HIV get into the body through the urethra?

Hello Doc,First of all, I would like to thank you for the incredible work you are doing. Keep it up!!!!I had a simple question for you? I was wondering how HIV could get into the body through the urethra? Even if HIV infected fluid (semen or vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A rupture in the mucous membrane is not necessary for HIV to permeate it and have access to the bloodstream. HIV can be directly absorbed across a mucous membrane, however HIV can not permeate intact skin. The urethra is a mucous membrane. You... Read more »

HIV into urethra during masturbation?

Sir,I'm 15, and I've been masturbating for about an year. I have not really noticed any... Read more »
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Swab from urethra

Posted by boydanny81
is a swab from urethra can detect std ? tpha neg vdrl non reacted hiv neg Read more »

HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using another persons sexual fluid to masturbate with. Does it just take a... Read more »

urethra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
exposure =broken condom
no ulcer or bumps on penis head, but there is a dark pigmented spot on the side, HIV infection?

Please respond, going nuts

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I don't mean to bother... But...

Posted by Anonymous
First off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »