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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can purchase them without a prescription in some pharmacies in some states such as California. Needle exchanges and other harm reduction programs can sometimes also provide you with cotton, alcohol swabs, sterile...
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Injury in a sex club

Dear Doc Bob,First, thanks for speaking out for the desperately needed healthcare reform. Even though I try to explain the reform to everyone near me, the voice from a medical professional like yourself is going to be louder and heard by more. Now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You slipped in a sex club shower and gashed your head on the tile floor??? YIKES! I'll bet that caused some excitement. Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, relax Max. It's essentially nonexistent. You're correct in assuming that... Read more »

Re: Injured in sex club shower

(Not exactly a question. Just want to say thanks)Thanks Doc. Excitement indeed. I guess people around me had a more legitimate fear of my gushing blood than I should have about what's left of their little soldiers.Like most red-blooded...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, I would agree with your assessment of the perceived risk when someone decides to gush blood at a sex club. I think Confucius once said, "Man who hits head on curb has mind in gutter." That saying, of course, has only tangential... Read more »

"HIV risk at swinger club"

Hello Gurus,I ended up at a swingers clubs during business and had a encounter with a couple. I have listed the activities below. Let me know what is the risk for HIV? Also I am engaged to a wonderul woman and really worried about this.1. I kissed...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is <b>no risk for HIV</b> from any of the acts that you describe.For someone to be infected, we need HIV+ body fluid to leave someone's body and go immediately/directly into the body of another person.... Read more »

HIV risk from sex club, PEP ?

Hi, I visited a fantasy fetish sex club with perhaps 200 people present and a lot of latex and people being whipped and actual unprotected intercourse going on. I didn't participate at all, merely a voyeur. My concern is this was on a ship and...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
HelloThere is no way that you could have acquired HIV infection by just being at the club and touching various inanimate objects. Contrary to popular belief, HIV is a relatively hard virus to get. There needs to be a significant amount of HIV+ body... Read more »
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strip club experience

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The Dallas Buyers Club movie

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Just saw this movie and I thought it was great. It is a true story about when Aids and Azt first started coming out. I would reccomend it to everyone to see. Read more »

Club Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was at a club recently in New York City, by recently, three months ago. Anyways, a middle aged guy led me up to a private bathroom and began giving me oral sex. It's a shame to say, but I can't remember if I gave him a suck or two, or none at... Read more »