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Hairy Tongue After Vaginal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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Hairy Tongue = HIV?

I have been tested using ELISA for HIV-1 five times and HIV-2 once over a course of several years since my last sexual exposure. All tests were reported negative. Throughout this same time period I continue to have hairy tongue despite a healthy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Does a hairy tongue equal HIV? No, of course not. You had only three low-risk exposures and subsequently have had five HIV-1 ELISAs and one HIV-2 Read more »

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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment,... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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I give up!!!!

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
...now know I have HIV!! as well as my infecting my girlfriend. We are both experiencing Diarrhea on a regular basis; both have hairy tongue and we are both fatigued all the time. This just cannot be coincidence!!!! Prior to me having unprotected... Read more »

Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...Hey all, i'm so worried about myself and i need someone to advice me... This is my story :- I'm living & working at Cameroon, and as mostly of people Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If U R visiting this forum on a regular basis and U have had protected sex with a prostitute (female or male), vaginal or anal, please please please be confident that CONDOMS do work. Do U think that the concept of magnetic couples would exist? Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »