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Fatigue After Swallowing Worried I Have HIV

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Fatigue

The Bottom Line Fatigue is a very common condition for people with HIV. Untreated fatigue can make HIV disease progress faster. It can be very difficult to figure out the cause of fatigue. Several different factors can cause the same symptoms. Blood tests can identify some causes but not others. The more information you can give your health care provider, the easier it will be to determine what is causing your fatigue and how to treat it.
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Dating Tips Guy: Navigating the Minefield Called Life, or I Swallowed - Should I Worry?

Hi Dr. Bob, it's Dating Tips Guy. I caught a looksie at some of those bare-chested Dr. Bob pics, and what I said before holds true: You really are a hottie! When last we wrote, I was telling you of my recent decision to embrace life more...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tips-Guy,OK, so you were squeezing (or sucking) joy from your newish boyfriend's lightening rod and wound up having a high-protein nosh. Certainly Dr. Atkins espouses high-protein diets. Now what about Dr. Bob?!?Actually, there is still a... Read more »

swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's been a while since a "spit or swallow" question has popped up on the forum. It used to be much more common! I have nothing new to add to my previous comments. See below.Dr. BobSpit or Swallow....Can this really be true... Read more »

To swallow or not to swallow

I recently gave a blow job to a man I am seeing but I don't know his std status. He told me he got tested a while a go and was clean... When I was giving him head he came in my mouth and I immediately swallowed it. The day before I burn my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV transmission/acquisition risk from unprotected oral sex is very low. If you had an open cut or burn inside the mouth, your risk would increase. The oral membranes, however, generally heal very quickly. Chances are that whatever damage you... Read more »

spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you spit cum out ?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below. The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives!Dr. Bobswallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009) Oct 28, 2009hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assuredResponse from... Read more »
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Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I had an ecounter with a guy a couple of weeks ago I performed oral on him and he ejaculated in my mouth, stupid i know. Anyway about a week later i started having a crampy stomach and diarrhea. Then at about 2 weeks past possible exposure I had... Read more »

swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like someone is pushing on my neck.
i also have sollen tonsil for 3 months now,... Read more »

swallowed semen

Posted by micmax
I recently had a sexual experience that ended in swallowing a small amount of my partners semen (it was outside the body for approxmiately 10-15 seconds before I came in contact with it). My sexual partners HIV status is unknown to me.

He is very... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
Hey everyone,

I had an unprotected sexual experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well as a single unprotected anal insertion [i received]- no sex, as in no continous... Read more »