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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people in the US have HSV...
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Washing genital organs after unsafe sex

I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago. She has just tested positive to HIV test. I washed my penis with soap and water in about 5minutes after sex. Her CD4 test show she has 2.8 I am at risk of HIV? What can I do now that I have not tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Genital washing after unsafe sex does not protect you against HIV. In fact some studies indicate that it may increase the risk of HIV Read more »

Warts - very scared!

Hello Dr. Bob! Can I please ask a question? I had two warts removed from my butt on Friday. My question is - everyone says that a man that gets a wart on his butt has done anal sex. I did not - can I ask though if it would be possible to get it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...smears. They are usually used to check a woman's cervix. They can also be used to check the anus in men and women. A swab is rubbed on the area being checked to pick up some cells. They are smeared on a glass slide and examined under a... Read more »

Big Complaint. Why don't you answer questions from the third world??

Hi Dr. Bob. Let me crib to you first a bit. How come most of the questions you answer are either from people in USA or Europe? In fact we in India need much more of your help and counseling since the counseling system in India is virtually non...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...those very real problems, rather than worrying about and perseverating on a disease you do not have. I would recommend a single ELISA at three months is all that you need for a definitive and conclusive result. (It will be negative.)I'm more than... Read more »

HPV warts and testing

Hi!I read your forum a lot, and I found it fantastic, and very helpful. Im your fan from Hungary, also working in the Health Care.When I was in the USA 2005, I had unprotected oral, and protected vaginal sex with an escort girl (originated from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...smears. They are usually used to check a woman's cervix. They can also be used to check the anus in men and women. A swab is rubbed on the area being checked to pick up some cells. They are smeared on a glass slide and examined under a... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...hands or feet. Infections of the hands and feet are usually not transmitted through sexual activity. Several types of HPV cause genital warts on the penis, vagina, and rectum. Those with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas.... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms of herpes. The most common forms of herpes are herpes simplex virus-1 and herpes... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
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Esperando un Elisa (dos semanas)

Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
...Muiz de esta ciudad y me dijeron que no era necesario repetirlo a los 6 meses, que me olvidara del asunto. Como tengo herpes genital desde hace 15 aos con episodios varias veces al ao, hace unos das fui a ver a una infectloga para empezar un... Read more »

elisas negativos y herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A raiz de una relacion con prostituta me diagnosticaron herpes genital. Elisas negativas a la los 21 dias y a los 64 dias. La pregunta es que tan confiables son las elisas negativas y si se alarga Read more »

Girl on girl rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...visiting him I went to her apartment. One thing led to another and we ended up having sex. The sex mostly consisted of her rubbing her clit against mine. we were both real wet and there was no protection used. I guess my question is: Did I put... Read more »

Extremely Tormented!!! =(

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...considered higher risk individuals... From September 29th, 2003 to November 29th, 2003 a few episodes of unprotected genital rubbing (penis to vagina rubbing BUT no PENETRATION) and mutual masturbation (Including finger insertion and... Read more »