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Herpes After Sharing Vibrators Worried I Have HIV

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Good Vibrations please

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have recently read some messages with a bit of acid in their words, Im not going to enter in particular discussions about it. I only hope all of them that are worried to be HIV negative and meanwhile, as they choose to be here at this forum, they... Read more »

HIV Risk in Sharing Soap (Masterbuted with the same soap)

Posted by arjun, 3 Replies
Dear Doctor,

I can understand HIV will not transmit in this way, but put my mind at rest I am asking this question.

I have severe back pain, so went for Ayurvedic Massage (Professional).

Had a massage, full oil on my body So, the person wiped... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert,

I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!

I am scared over the incident told below!

Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »

Please read and share thoughts and advice, i'm very scared

Posted by marky87, 1 Reply
ok so I am very scared. Please no sarcasm about what I am worried about. I am a 23 year old male. Very healthy and active guy. I am in combat sports and I am tested regularly. However I haven't even had sex in quite some time. I was tested in... Read more »

viral infection or HiV? Worried SICK!!

Posted by Worriedsick3139, 1 Reply
Hey there.
I have been looking through the forums as I am worried sick to death. But here is my story, on June 3rd I had a protected penetrative sex with an escort in the mckenzies escort agency in Sheffield. In uk. This was the 6th one I had sex... Read more »
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Store bought vibrator

Hello! :) okay so a while ago I bought my first vibrator from Spencer's. After a month went by my evil mind began to formulate problems concerning the product. I called up the store and asked about their return policy and they told me they DO...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no chance of getting HIV this way. None.This seems to be completely a case of your feelings overwhelming the facts in front of us that clearly say no risk.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

Vibrator from Spencer's

Hello! :) okay so a while ago I bought my first vibrator from Spencer's. After a month went by my evil mind began to formulate problems concerning the product. I called up the store and asked about their return policy and they told me they DO...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-First, there have been many a vibrator sold over the years and there is not a single case of any of them being tampered with in an attempt to transmit HIV. Secondly, there is no way that HIV could survive on said contaminated vibrator... Read more »

One in a Million I know but Please answer-VIBRATORS

Mr. Frascino,My name is Heather and I am 18 years old. I live in a small town in Utah and word gets around so I can't really call my doctor. Anyway, my friend and I got her mom's vibrtor out of a drawer in her bed and I used it. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Heather,No, I would not recommend you spend any money (let alone $375!) on HIV testing. HIV does not survive very long at all outside the body. Consequently, your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. For the record, however, I still don't... Read more »

Spencer's Vibrator

Hello! :) okay so a while ago I bought my first vibrator from Spencer's. After a month went by my evil mind began to formulate problems concerning the product. I called up the store and asked about their return policy and they told me they DO...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I too am glad to hear of the no-return policy for sex toys and seems should be near the top of the list of Really Good Ideas. Also good news is that HIV does not like to live on plastic (even molded, life-like plastic). It will die, miserable,... Read more »
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