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Flu Season and Living With HIV

Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes...
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Casual dildo touching

Doc - I've written to you before but perhaps you thought it was too daft but I'd be really really grateful for your advice. I bought a dildo from a sex shop. The person serving at the counter took it out of the packaging to check batteries...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Dildo-Guy,I'm amazed at how many dudes get spooked about HIV after using various backdoor probing products! If you've read "loads of answers" on this forum, I'm surprised you didn't run across some of these similar... Read more »

worried; pencil dildo

There is this guy (not me!!!) who, when he was 12 or 13, stuck a schoolmate's pencil up his own butt when he got home from school. Later he found out from friends that the guy was gay. Both are white males of about the same age living in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,". . . The gay one is thought to be infected only because he's gay"??? What??? Dude, the kid is only 12-years-old. He probably doesn't even have all his pubic hair yet. I would suggest you rethink your question and your... Read more »

New Jelly Dildo and HIV Risk

Even after reading several of other posts I am not sure if my question has been answered. I used a new store bought jelly dildo after washing it twice with soap and water lightly. I had nevere seen a dildo before and the jelly dildo seemed to have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Mom of Two,"Benwa's My Angel" . . . hmmm . . . not a bad choice, but Charlotte on Sex and the City preferred "The Rabbit." Yes, Mom of Two, indeed your question has indeed been answered several times. Have a look in the... Read more »

Re Re Post: HIV from using a Dildo on Female Escort [ A Petrified Doc, Have Donated will donated again]

Dear Bob, How are you keeping? Its amazing how despite millions world over condemning the disease and millions others grappling with the condition...you seem perpetually in the best of spirits...I admire you...ok, I ll cut to the chase no pun...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm guess you are not a recent graduate from a certified DRP (Drama Reduction Program), right???Your "199%" convinced you're HIV positive????? And you're "1,000% sure the darn virus could have jumped from the... Read more »
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Flu like symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are considered flu-like symptoms. I have a sore sort of stiff neck (back of neck) and mild headache. No fever or major sore throat though. It feels more like sinus congestion. Dr. says its sinusitis and tonsilitis. Should I be worried if... Read more »

are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay, I know this is gonna sound like a stupid question, but I need an answer for it. abou three weeks ago i met someone online. all we did was oral and some fingering (we're both guys). a few days later me and a friend go to the movies, we both get... Read more »

FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
I had an encounter with a transexual male exactly 3 weeks ago. We performed oral on each other (no condoms) and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
hi, thanks for taking time to read this. first, let me say i almost never get ill & i haven't thrown up once in 15 yrs. worst thing i got must've been a cold. i had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman about a month ago. exactly 6 days later, in... Read more »