Dry Mouth After Vaginal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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Worried sick of possible HIV infection

I am new to this site but have found great info. here. I have searched archives and found some answers but have a wierd possible exposure story. I am male heterosexual, 85 days ago I went to an oriental massage parlor. Female of unknown status...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while two people are having nookie? The best I can offer is that if the latex condom was used properly and didn't break, your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent.2.Oil-based lube can denature latex, weakening it such that the risk of... Read more »

PLEASE Answer - Desperate Worried "Wonderer" - Hopefully "Well"

Dr. Bob,PLEASE answer my question. I just donated to your fine group via my other email - but you... Read more »

100USD Donated already! Worried oral sex 2nd att.

Dear Dr.What you do is a great job here. God blace you. I am from Turkey/Istanbul, 30 year old... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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,... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 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... 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 »

unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...weeks later I started have twitches and nerve pain sensations. At 4.5 weeks this subsided mostly but I developed an extremely dry mouth (xerostomia) which I still have now at the 8 week mark and one of the few unmedicated related causes is hiv. ... Read more »


Posted by 123scared, 2 Replies
... 4 weeks ago i had a fingering (vaginal) experience and in the last 10 days i have experienced a severe case of dry mouth that is worsening. No other symptoms to speak of but my girlfriend has also now developed headache and flu symptoms. I had Read more »

Plse help 100% sure pos

Posted by scared2Bpos, 1 Reply
...gave me antibiotics said if it doesn't go away in 10 days to go back. At 40 days post exposure still had sore throat and really dry mouth so I went to have a rapid hiv test and was sure it would show up positive. It was negative to my surprise.... Read more »