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Headache After Happy Ending Worried I Have HIV

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Massage With Happy Ending - HIV?

Hello Doctor,I got a massage done about 1 month back. At the end she gave me a handjob. She sucked my penis before giving me a handjob. There was no genital to genital contact though.I am worried that I may have the risk of HIV/STD since she sucked...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,The risk of HIV transmission in this situation was basically zero. Some STD's such as Syphilis, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex. If you like, you can get tested for these 30 days from the incident and you will... Read more »

Scary "happy ending"

Hey Dr. Bob,I recently had a drunken foul-up and went to an asian massage parlour. When the... Read more »

My story -- It's a happy ending because I made it so.

Hi there! I'm hoping you can post this for others to see. Maybe add some of your wit and charm... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: AIDS Walk’s Happy Ending

The 5-K AIDS Walk St. Petersburg in North Shore Park on Saturday raised $117,000, organizers reported.Back to other news for September 2007 Read more »
PositiveWords

One Positive, One Negative: Both Happy

The technical name is "serodiscordant" relationship. The term many people prefer is "magnetic" -- one HIV-positive partner, one HIV-negative partner. Either way, it's a unique relationship, with special blessings and uncommon pitfalls. Ninety... Read more »
"Write a Letter to HIV" Campaign at TheBody.com

My Letter to HIV: A Letter From Zandi Mdlalose

Dear HIV, You invited yourself into my life. Were you happy making me sad? Did you enjoy seeing me worry about my health? Did you enjoy seeing the uncertainty that showed itself in my partner's eyes? NEWSFLASH!!! YOU ARE NOT IN CONTROL of any... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The End of AIDS? Could Universal Testing and Treatment End the Epidemic?

Three decades into the AIDS epidemic, advances in treatment have been astounding, turning a quick death sentence into a chronic manageable illness for those who have access to modern meds. The HIV prevention story, however, hasn't been as happy.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Stop the worrying before it ends you...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
"Get busy living or get busy dying." Great quote from The Shawshank Redemption says it best. I as many of you refuse to accept my negative status. However, slowly I have realized its important to get my !@#% together before its too late. I have... Read more »

To the original six and other worried wells

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just got back my final hiv test and was neg at 10 months,Ivw been worried all this time and didn't believe my tests mostly because of my ongoing symptoms.To all of you who have tested past the window period and are still worried,I will tell you... Read more »

never ending fear

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been fearing hiv for approx 7 yrs. I've gone through periods of fearing everything from oral sex to hand jobs to grinding without penetration. I am a gay man who completely accepts my sexuality but still fears hiv more than the average... Read more »

The end of the road - thank god

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have just tested Neg 12 weeks after a condom split with a sex worker, there was blood all over my penis (jeez scared the crap out of me). I have had persistant swollen glands in my groin since about 10 days after exposure and came down with a... Read more »