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Dry Mouth After Masturbation Worried I Have HIV

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IS MASTURBATIN (MASTURBATION, 2010) (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2010) (MASTURBATION AND STD/HIV, 2010)

dear doc.. i am a 16 year old guy who is very concerned about this situation. for the past few months i have been masturbating a lot and i have also found acne on my whole face and back. is there anything i can do tohelp this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...masturbation, n slowly i developed a habit of masturbating everyday, sometimes while watching porn. Also, i had never heard about aids at that time. When I was 16 or so, i came to know about aids and how it is spread. Then, i wondered if... Read more »

Unsure of results, please advise

Hi Dr. Frascino,First, I admire everything you have/are doing to help people with HIV/AIDS or in... Read more »
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Afraid. Are they signs? How risky?

Posted by Onsen3, 2 Replies
...because recently I have had some strange occurrences with my body all of which occurred a few days after the second meet up. -Dry mouth --Lots of burping maybe due to lack of saliva in mouth -Thinner white coating on tongue (doctor says not... Read more »

dry mouth

Posted by Anonymous
...or four of those i was giving head to precame -- what is the risk of infection this way.... Over the past month I have had dry mouth and coated tounge and am wondering if I could possilby be infected... I worry about it every day non stop -- i... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...gives me a five day anti-viral treatment to be sure. As well as the rash I have a burning feeling on the tip of my tongue and a dry mouth. Saturday November 3rd Sunday November 4th: I get something resembling an eye infection, with red and dry... Read more »

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Posted by ScotCharles
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