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Getting Fingered Scared I Have HIV

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Chances of getting genital herpes from cunningiligus, analingus and fingering

Hello Doctor Frascino, I would first like to truly applaud you for everything you have done for so many people and their lives with your knowledge and kind heart. What you do is priceless.I am an 18 year old male who recently went to spain for a...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Having unprotected sex with anyone puts you at risk, no matter if it is with a prostitute or someone you know. From what you have described my best recommendation to you is that you get in to see your doctor for a full STI (Sexually... Read more »

HIV risk from fingering and penis pushed up against anus "Fingering and such"

Hi Dr. Glenn I've just done something that I feel almost sick about. I met a guy online and... Read more »

scared of getting tested risky bleeding gums during oral sex

This is probably my fifth try. I know the oral sex questions never stop but please help me. To... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Getting Real About Barebacking

For about three years now there's been a lot of shrill posturing and finger-wagging about barebacking, the trendy, '90s designation for unprotected anal intercourse between gay men. Glossy, superficial gay magazines, wretchedly produced TV news... Read more »

Sharon on Getting Sober and Getting Custody After an HIV Diagnosis

Welcome to This Positive Life ! We have with us Sharon Gambles. When Sharon was diagnosed with HIV in 1989, like many other people, she thought HIV was a gay white man's disease, thus she knew nothing about the disease. To make matters, during this... Read more »
Body Positive

Getting a Job, a Career, and a Work Life -- Part I

Feeling better physically -- but getting worse financially? Afraid of being left behind? Wanting to return to work but running up against barriers laid down by bureaucrats, clerks, and personnel people? Worried about holes in the resumé, traps... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

My longtime lover and I were driving through Harlem when we passed a billboard that made me want to slam on the brakes and pull the car over. On it were two women -- one Black and one Latina -- their pretty, youthful faces in lights. But under their... Read more »
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Posted by moomoo, 3 Replies
Hi everyone. I am assuming that if you are reading this you are nervous that you have been infected with HIV. I know your pain all too well. For the last ten years, I have been convinced that I was HIV positive. Today I finally got the guts to face... Read more »

I'm getting more scared

Posted by Imnotcrz, 3 Replies
OK guy's I need helon this, I know your not doc's, but hear me out.

My post titled "It's been a crazy year" is where my problems left off, now I'm really having problems. My boobs are getting hugh, they hurt. I had lost like 20lbs. going from a... Read more »

i'm getting scared

Posted by anxietygirl, 1 Reply
i just had my first test last week. i should get results tomorrow, so this is the most likely time for me to be totally freaked, but i'd appreciate some feedback. i have had unprotected sex in the past, not a lot, but i know that doesn't matter;... Read more »

Fingering with broken skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of getting hiv from fingering the vagina and anus if you have broken skin on your finger?

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