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Elephantiasis Symptoms

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College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
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...untreated LGV may include enlargement and ulcerations of the external genitalia and lymphatic obstruction, which may lead to elephantiasis of the genitalia.How Common Is LGVSigns and symptoms associated with rectal infection can be mistakenly... Read more »

Symptoms of Bad hygiene Masturbation

Hi doc. I greatly thank you for you wonderful work on helping people. I am masturbating for many years. After masturbate i usually wipe the sperm on some cloth and reuse it for a month. I wonder that this can give me any infection ? .I started to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...shrink the penis or cause harm to it? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Your dad said what???? That masturbation would cause elephantiasis??? Hmmm . . . you're worried your penis is shrinking and your dad is worried your dick is going to be the... Read more »

Masturbation Effects (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2011)

I have read quite a bit of information on your site but was looking for a more specific answer to this question. I've always heard that masturbation is not unhealthy. Your body pretty much tells you when you've had enough anyway. However, I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...masturbation shrink the penis or cause harm to it?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Your dad said what???? That masturbation would cause elephantiasis??? Hmmm . . . you're worried your penis is shrinking and your dad is worried your dick is going... Read more »

Masturbating and chillds

hello..m 19 years old and i masturbate twice monthly one of my friend told me that it can make my liquid thin and i will be no longer able to become a father is that true? and is there any other side effects of doing masturbation on a human body?i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...masturbation shrink the penis or cause harm to it?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Your dad said what???? That masturbation would cause elephantiasis??? Hmmm . . . you're worried your penis is shrinking and your dad is worried your dick is going... Read more »
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Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

...LGV may include enlargement and ulcerations of the external genitalia and lymphatic obstruction, which may lead to elephantiasis of the genitalia. How Common Is LGV Signs and symptoms associated with rectal infection... Read more »
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I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

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Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

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Hey Everyone, Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to... Read more »

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So, fellow posters & experienced responders. Why is it that positive individuals and negative testers have such similar symptoms..?At approx. 6 MONTHS post possible exposure had Unigold instant blood :NEGATIVE , Elisa blood draw full panel... Read more »