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Flaky Skin After Happy Ending Worried I Have HIV

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Still no 'happy' in my 'happy ending massage'

Hi from South Africa doc,I wrote to you 3 years ago after a cheap 'happy ending massage' gone wrong. She was supposed to give me a hand job only, but then got carried away and fingered herself, finishing me off with the same hand.I became...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello A in SA,I'll be brief, because as I have already explained to you, HIV is definitely not your problem. Your HIV risk handjob happy ending to rub-and-tug is nonexistent. Your repeatedly negative ELISA tests out to three years are... Read more »

flaky skin

i have HIV and recently my face and scalp have become so dry and flaky. i am presently taking... Read more »

Flaky dry skin - JB

My back is very flaky and dry-does that point to hiv?... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: AIDS Walk’s Happy Ending

The 5-K AIDS Walk St. Petersburg in North Shore Park on Saturday raised $117,000, organizers reported.Back to other news for September 2007 Read more »
PositiveWords

One Positive, One Negative: Both Happy

The technical name is "serodiscordant" relationship. The term many people prefer is "magnetic" -- one HIV-positive partner, one HIV-negative partner. Either way, it's a unique relationship, with special blessings and uncommon pitfalls. Ninety... Read more »
"Write a Letter to HIV" Campaign at TheBody.com

My Letter to HIV: A Letter From Zandi Mdlalose

Dear HIV, You invited yourself into my life. Were you happy making me sad? Did you enjoy seeing me worry about my health? Did you enjoy seeing the uncertainty that showed itself in my partner's eyes? NEWSFLASH!!! YOU ARE NOT IN CONTROL of any... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The End of AIDS? Could Universal Testing and Treatment End the Epidemic?

Three decades into the AIDS epidemic, advances in treatment have been astounding, turning a quick death sentence into a chronic manageable illness for those who have access to modern meds. The HIV prevention story, however, hasn't been as happy.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Stop the worrying before it ends you...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
"Get busy living or get busy dying." Great quote from The Shawshank Redemption says it best. I as many of you refuse to accept my negative status. However, slowly I have realized its important to get my !@#% together before its too late. I have... Read more »

Broken Skin On Nipples + Saliva. Should I Worry?

Posted by darien, 1 Reply
About three weeks ago I hooked up with this guy. We both went down on each other and kissed a lot. He got really rough with my nipples using his teeth. The next few days they were a little scabby. I then find out that the guy has HIV. He says that... Read more »

never ending fear

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been fearing hiv for approx 7 yrs. I've gone through periods of fearing everything from oral sex to hand jobs to grinding without penetration. I am a gay man who completely accepts my sexuality but still fears hiv more than the average... Read more »

At the end of my rope

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a low risk encounter three months ago, possible vaginal secretions on a flesh wound, sucking nipple and hand job from sex worker. A week after, I developed a stiff neck and soon after tonsilitis plus a swollen lymph node near the back of my... Read more »