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HIV risk from handjob on penis with genital sores present

Hi DoctorIf you answer my question I will be very grateful and donate at least 50 pounds to your admirable foundation.Basically 4 weeks ago in Thailand I visited a massage parlour. After the massage I got the sexworker to give me a handjob until I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...based on your report!First, I have no idea what "natural spots you get at the bottom of the penis" are. If indeed these were "genital sores" as you suggest, it's important to determine what the cause may be: herpes, syphilis, genital warts, etc.... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...after the infection is acquired. What are the complications of genital herpes? Genital herpes can cause recurrent painful genital sores in many adults, and herpes infection can be severe in people with suppressed immune systems. Regardless of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...sex and from sharing needles. Many women with HIV do not know how they got infected. This suggests that one or more of their male partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about twice as easily as from women to men.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...syphilis sores, or other cuts or breaks in the skin. When there is exposure to infected blood . When the uninfected insertive male partner is not circumcised . The Bottom Line Researchers have developed estimates of the risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...lubricant in addition to the condom to reduce the chances of the condom breaking. For more information on latex condoms, see " Male Latex Condoms and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. " If you would like more information or have personal... Read more »
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Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
...oral sex, but the most recent one is probably consider the most risky: 1. 1st exposure on 2/28/09 I performed oral sex on a male with unknown HIV status, I did not taste any precum and he did not ejaculate in my mouth. 2. 2nd exposure on... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...their infection. The epidemic is growing most rapidly among minority populations and is a leading killer of African-American males ages 25 to 44. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), AIDS affects nearly seven times... Read more »

Sore throat for over 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I kissed a shady (found out later she was a heavy drug user) girl and touched her genitals. From 2 days after, I kissed her, I have had a sore throat that will not go away and is even getting worse. Have had all tests besides HIV come up negative.... Read more »