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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both HIV and gonorrhea (or other STDs) simultaneously. However, just because you... Read more »

Gay Pornstar has questions...

Dr. Frascino,I'm sure this is a first - a porn star on the message forum. No need to categorize... Read more »

statitics on man contracting from women versus man.

My fiance has recently tested positive for HIV. I've had 2 tests done a blood & swab both coming... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...Although highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can lower HIV 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rate of New HIV Infections Among Blacks in South Carolina Six Times Higher Than Among Other Races, Health Department Estimates Find

... The rate of new HIV infections among blacks in South Carolina was six times higher than among all other races combined in 2006, according to new Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...chance of infecting others with HIV. The rates of STDs remain high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the... Read more »
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How big is my risk?

Posted by annie, 1 Reply
...antigen test done at 3.5 weeks, it came back negative. Tomorrow I am going to get retested at 11.5 weeks. First what was my risk of contracting HIV...am I freaking myself out over nothing? Right now I have swollen tonsils muslce aches,... Read more »

love

Posted by DRLove, 1 Reply
...DR Love wants you to know it does not matter if you blow. If you like to lick or suck it is still safer than a f#ck. HIV don't go that way so you can lick or suck all day. To the Worried Well that never listen. it does not matter what your... Read more »

Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
... Ive always asked these guys if they are disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV or something. I have never swallowed...no guy has ever cum in my mouth. I have always jacked them off and... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...cold chills, and muscle aches. No fever, though. THIS was when the madness began -- I started going on the Internet, and my HIV-hypochondria/obsession started getting out of control. I've seen the doctors, all of whom can't seem to diagnose me... Read more »