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RYAN HIV AND INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING URETHRAL SCARRING........

HI COULD I GET HIV FROM THE INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING THE SAMPLE OF URETHRA?MY TEST FOR PAST CHLAMYDIA INFECTION WAS NEGATIVE...IGG ANTIBODY TEST FOR CHLAMYDIATHROUGH EIA........EXPOSURE ORAL SEX..................SHOULKD I BE WORRIED...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
No, you can't. These instruments are not reused, so it is impossible for you to become infected this way.RMK... Read more »

penis scar and condom

hello ryan i had sex with an high hiv risk female at the time i had an rubbing burn on my penis that did not bleed or nothing i used an latex condom during sex and i change condoms during sex to make sure they didnt break i know unprotected sex...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It really doesn't matter if you have a "rubbing burn" on your penis if you are using a latex condom during sex. An intact latex condom provides excellent protection against HIV transmission, both in laboratory and human studies. One... Read more »

Retin A for residual KS scarring

Dear Dr.I had ks on my leg that is clearing up due to hiv med treatment however it appears to be a really slow process. I was wondering if Retin-A cream could help this process along so that the remaining scarring would disappear.Thanks very much-...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There have been a few reports documenting improvement in cutaneuous KS with Retin-A. I have had several patients who used Retin-A with variable results improving the appearance of cutaneous KS lesions. KH... Read more »

scarred

Dr,Yesterday I was a HIV +VE GIRL. WE DINT HAVE INTERCOURSE NO KISSING NO ORAL OR ANAL SEX, BUT I TOUCHED HER THIGHS PRESSED HER BREASTS ONE TIME WITH MY NAKED HANDS AND BUT DINT LICK TO TOUCH HER BODY WITH MY TOUNGE. I DINT WASH MY HANDS LATER BUT...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello XYZ,"Yesterday I was a HIV+ve girl"??? Really??? What are you today, a cross dressing bisexual lesbian Mormon midget with webbed feet?????So you "DINT LICK TO TOUCH HER BODY WITH MY TOUNGE"???? Hmmm . . . let me guess:... Read more »
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HIV Testing - Scarred

Posted by Manuxx, 1 Reply
I'm from Argentina, please excuse me for my bad english. I'm really worried about HIV, I had a risk exposure about 4 years ago. Vaginal penetration with a CSW, my condom broke and I continued about 30 seconds unnoticed. I took PEP (3tc for 28 days)... Read more »

scarred

Posted by rkbaba
hi
i get pcr test and hiv duo ultra test after 15. days . both negative. clinic told me that u should get relax u have nothing but it is 30 days an i get flue and sore throat . i check the web and read alot of things about the window period.
can... Read more »

scarred about this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hree or six months? A follow-up question on the window period.
Answered ny Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor
Question
I had received oral sex from a woman and was concerned about hiv. I didn't notice any open sores on my penis
or cuts. The... Read more »

HIV Rash???-HELP..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does a HIV type rash look like? It is part of ARS or ARC? When does it happen? Is it the first sign of HIV or AIDS???..please please help me..I cant take the worry and my doctor won't see me for two weeks!..I HATE HMO's

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