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Getting AIDS From Sex Toys

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HIV- Immune Desease - Sex toys - Tests

Hello Dr. Francino!Well I know you ve answered this kind of question before, but I am a particular case, so please try to read.4 weeks ago I bought a love doll with an artificial vagina separately, all packed, and writing made in China.I used it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. (Did you think blowup Betty had been cheating on you and maybe had unsafe sex with an HIV-infected postman before she was delivered to your mailbox?) Testing was not warranted. There is always a... Read more »

HIV risk from sex toys

Hi, a few months ago, i went over to a friend's house after school. We went into his mom's room... Read more »

HIV transmission from shared anal sex toys?

Question for Dr Bob Frascino:Please can you advise whehter in your professional opinion I am at... Read more »
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The Body

HIV Testing 101

...It a Risk? How risky are certain activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...transmitted disease. But in rare cases, they can still get HIV. One report tells of a lesbian who was infected through sharing sex toys with an HIV-positive woman. Also, some women who consider themselves lesbians occasionally have sex with men,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Thoughts About Women and Oral Sex After Visiting the NYC Sex Museum

...had the coolest items for purchase. They had condom lollipops, condom key chains and even a book entitled Make Your Own Sex Toys. This book explained how to make your own sex toys out of the most common household items. Who knew that you could... Read more »
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HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get very red and sometimes bleed). So I performed oral sex about 3-4 weeks ago on a complete stranger and now Im worried my lips might have been dry and sore that night when I... Read more »

positive/negative relationships

Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
...And he is oftten feeling affraid and nervous about his safety and health even though he is usualy the first one to initiate sex. But the question is: Do these ( Poz/ Neg) relationships usualy work, will things get better or should I just let him... Read more »

loss of intimacy from wife

Posted by alivehoping, 4 Replies
...does anyone know any kind of way to get my wife to relax so i can get some lovin?just being infected has killed my sexual life and things are tense at home it is so bad i cant get kissed hugs anything.i have been married for 12 years and have been Read more »