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Dry Mouth After Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...someone else's blood might enter your own bloodstream (which, incidentally, cannot happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment, especially needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if...
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How worried should I be?

Dear Doctor, I am extremely anxious about the possibility of HIV infection. I had an accident with a condom during anal sex (i was passive) exactly 3 weeks ago. The condom came off, but in the throws of lust we just carried on. I felt very sore and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unfortunate safer sex slipup following the slip-off. The estimated per-episode risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 50 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated statistical risk... Read more »

STRESSED!!!

Dear Dr. Bob, I am a straight male of 35. I always practiced safe sex and always been in a managamous relationship. I did something really really stupid and had insertive anal protected sex with a prostitute. This was the first time I ever did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you think I have experience with doing the funky-monkey with prostitutes in my car?????Your risk is broken-condom insertive anal sex with a pro of unknown HIV status. Broken-condom sex carries a risk similar to unprotected sex. Consequently, the... Read more »

Is trauma and exposed blood only risk in anal?

hats off to the work here. you are an alias for human values, humanity and truly speaking an example why we humans are better species.Even better species do costly mistakes like me. I had risky exposure 2 years ago. It was a 30 seconds(or less) anal...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...As long as the condom stayed on during your insertive anal sex episode, it is unlikely that you would be at any risk for HIV infection. The insertive partner in anal sex is at risk for infection Read more »

dry eyes/dry mouth = HIV?

Dr. Dieterich,I am at a loss. I have been having problems with dry eyes and dry mouth over the past 6 months. My tear production was measured and is 1/2 of what a normal person should produce. I also have a dry mouth which causes discomfort...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...non specific symptom. If really severe, it can be part of the Sicca syndrome which is an autoimmune illness. If you have any worries about HIV, GET TESTED! DTD Read more »
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AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex with men. Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV... Read more »
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... or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major components: ... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. The nation logged 109 Read more »
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am i? worried! still sane...losing it day by day.

Posted by innerpeacedude, 5 Replies
...stuffs. I couldn't sleep every night. I stare at the mirror almost everyday. on the 3rd week, I developed symptoms of dry lips and dry mouth, as I barely had saliva in me. Then there was a small lump on my right cheek under my ear. both lasted... Read more »

Afraid. Are they signs? How risky?

Posted by Onsen3, 2 Replies
...went out and posted too however what I did was far riskier. I was involved in kissing, I was fingered, and I received oral and anal sex. The anal sex was protected but the oral was not. Throughout the rest of the month nothing strange occured.... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...HIV to the person performing cunnilingus on a woman. In each case the procedure was rather traumatic. Unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest of all and the chance that the receptive partner will get HIV given that the insertive partner... Read more »

scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...hours prior) but there was a band aid on ti. The cut finger never touched her. The reason I ask is 15 days out I got a dry mouth a sore throat and a swollen lymph node on my neck. I got all the STD screens I could this early on and all... Read more »