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Happy Ending And HIV Transmission Risk

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Scary "happy ending"

Hey Dr. Bob,I recently had a drunken foul-up and went to an asian massage parlour. When the masseuse was "down-low" rubbing and kissing, she kissed my scrotum and the tip of my penis. Since I was drunk, my fears took over and I went back to make...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not your problem. No way. No how. My advice is that you level with your girlfriend. It's the best way to confront your guilt. Happy endings are supposed to be happy, not scary!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Happiness Held Hostage

Dr. Frascino,Thank you for taking the time to read this and chalk this one up to yet another... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

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

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
Connect With Others

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...later and I could only wash when I got back to the hotel,a few hours later. I have not been circumcised. I don't know the HIV status of this girl and am now starting to spiral into a depression worrying that there may have been some vaginal... Read more »

Mode of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was just wondering if there are any ways of getting HIV, realistically speaking, other than unprotected sex and drug use, for most of us. I have read in a few places that there are Read more »

No Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...this touchy feely pseudo folksy kitchen table wisdom, well all I can say is you all are making the Pharmaceutical Giants very happy. Keep up the great work. And remember, there is NO RISk . Cool man. Read more »

Can I be happy too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...hear all the good news of people getting negative results after a possible (mostly imaginary) risk. But one question, can i be happy too? I got a negative result for hiv at 12 weeks. Can i be happy too or should i only be happy if i got a... Read more »