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a bugging question

Hi Doc, how are you?I was at the STD clinic in which I visited the doctor straight after a guy who seemed to be gay and have HIV. Can this doctor be negligent and give me HIV if he was giving me a full physical examination without wearing gloves? Is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Edward,". . . A guy who seemed to be gay and have HIV . . ."? Edward, why did you think he was gay? Was he singing Streisand tunes on his way out the door or maybe he Read more »

Which vitamin supplements should I choose?

Hey Nelson! Greetings from Sao Paulo. I'm a 36 y/o gay guy, HIV positive for 1,5 year (last exam I... Read more »

Hiv infection!!!!!!!!

can HIV infection take place if the hiv infected blood from the squashed bed bug comes in direct... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

...There are even a small number of men who are purposely going out to get themselves infected with HIV. These men are known as "bug chasers" (see below ). Although much less common, there are some HIV-negative men who willingly bareback with... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

Tracking the Elusive HIV "Bug Chasers"

...suggestion that AIDS is a gift. A Mercedes is a gift." -- Mark S. King, "A Place Like This" I must admit my belief that bug-chasers are an extremely elusive and exotic form of pervert that aren't as much seen as talked about. For the... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Chasing Bugs or the Truth?

...right of her exposed navel and slightly higher than her awfully short skirt, is a little graphic touting a special report on "bug chasers," gay men who say they want to get infected with HIV. Yes, these men exist. It's a minor phenomenon of the... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests... Read more »
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Religion - HIV - GAY

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...a sin. To those of you who are church-goers, how do you deal with the negativity of churches - especially when you are both gay and HIV? I am having some trouble with this, so any thoughts would be appreciated..... :) Read more »

Playing the odds while barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am planning a bareback Halloween spectacular and I am a gay male bottom. I read that the odds of contracting HIV from a known positive could be 1 in 25 and as good as 1 in 100 so if I Read more »

How Safe Is Safe?

Posted by dancin_man, 4 Replies
...I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array Read more »

Chasing the infamous Bug

Posted by Queen, 4 Replies
...think at the time. But this question is to those who have gone bareback (in search of being infected ) and managed to acquire HIV. I would like to discuss that with you. Now to those who say this is a myth I can assure you that it isn't I have... Read more »