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Having Sex During Period Worried I Have AIDS

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I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reconsider his actions and change his behavior in the future. You need to consult a competent and compassionate HIV specialist. A period of adjustment as you learn to cope with your new reality as an HIV-positive person is to be expected.... Read more »

one night stand. should i worry?

Hi, I am male. I had sex (one night stand) both vaginal and anal. I used the hotel shower bag and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

...to 40 for June 2009. In the first six months of 2010, the department tallied 809 HIV/AIDS cases, compared to 362 for the same period last year. Gerard Belimac, manager of the AIDS and STD prevention effort, said the department will boost its... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is because the immune system can take anywhere from two to eight weeks to make antibodies. If you are tested in this "window period," you may get an unclear result or a false negative. There is another type of test called the RNA test, which... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...diagnosed HIVer faces, it is easy to see why anxiety is so prevalent. Even those who have been HIV positive for a considerable period of time still need to cope with feeling discouraged by poor laboratory results; deciding to begin or change a... Read more »
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Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...and i need someone to advice me... This is my story :- I'm living & working at Cameroon, and as mostly of people know that HIV is too much here as well as other African countries, and i made many relations here with women (normal or... Read more »

Is this anything to worry about?

Posted by thisonecrazyfool, 2 Replies
...inside of the seat. I took a piece of toilet paper and nothing came on it when I wiped the inside of the seat. I'm also on my period, so maybe that's how it happened. I'm just paranoid. So I guess what I'm trying to get at is: if it were... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...stuff, because I don't start work at my new job for another 2 weeks. I just want it all to end... waiting for the 12-week window period has taken forever. Hoping for your prayers, well wishes, and hopefully a few educated/knowledgeable answers... 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 »