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Hiv And Sex Addiction

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Hot Topics: Sex After Testing HIV+; Addiction and Adherence; Tivicay = Fatigue? and More

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Depression, Sex Addiction Linked in Gay Men: Report

An analysis of depression among gay men and other populations found gay men are more likely to experience depression and milder mood disorders, which were associated with HIV risk. The New York-based Medius Institute for Gay Men's Health survey,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Counseling During Drug Addiction Treatment Reduces Unsafe Sexual Behavior Among People At Risk of HIV, Study Finds

Counseling about sexual behavior during drug addiction treatment could help reduce unsafe sexual behavior among people at risk of HIV in Russia, according to a study recently published in the journal Addiction , ANI/ New Kerala reports. According... Read more »
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Oral Sex from Crack Addicts and HIV transmission

Dr. Bob, I hope you can address this specific situation-- a situation that does not seem to be referred to anywhere on this forum the high HIV infectivity of crack addicts on the urban streets and receiving oral sex.First, for many years I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's important to note that 20% of the over-1,000,000 HIV-positive folks in the US have absolutely no idea they are infected with the virus. Consequently, whether it's a crack whore or a clueless and unsuspecting HIV-positive... Read more »

Risk of infection after sex with herion addict The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

For about two months (April-May) of 1996, I had a relationship with a man who was a herion addict (he had been using for about five years). One night we 'fooled around' unprotected. Being a virgin at the time, I stopped him before he fully...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.It's very difficult to precisely determine how much risk you were at. Ifthis guy did not ejaculate inside of you, your risk was greatly reduced. Theless infectious body fluids you were exposed to, the less... Read more »

Sex Addiction and my fears and shame

I wanted to tell you thanks for all your support, answers, compassion & humor. It helps me to read everyone's fears and questions. I thought I had a fear of getting a STD and mainly HIV. I'm a sex addict and have had no symptoms but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It helps you to read everyone's fears and questions??? Well, if that's the case, I have many thousands of questions and logarithmically more fears just waiting for you in my "inbox." Unfortunately, I'll never be able to... Read more »


HI DR JOHN iam from india,and ya iam a drug addict,on 23 july 2002 i foolishly used a used needle of a person whose hiv status i didnt know,therefore i tested for hiv on 23 october,it came negative,am i negative?should i retest?plzzz advice...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A negative antibody test 3 months after exposure would indicate you are negative and no further testing is necessary unless you have another exposure; JLS.... Read more »
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my addictions

Posted by stupidgirl, 2 Replies
I believe everyone has their own addiction. Their personal remedy to cure whatever pains them. Alcohol to forget, weed for that high, adrenaline rush for the dare devils. The list of addiction is huge from food, control, pill, drugs, money, shoe,... Read more »

My blog about hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction

Posted by RicksWorld
I'd like to invite anyone who suffers with hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction, or homelessness to join me at my blog, or contact me at I live in the Seattle Washington area.
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HIV Positive boyfriend who is a drug addict...

Posted by Carrie, 6 Replies
Hello. First off I want to say I'm glad there is a bulletin board for these subjects and appriciate everyone who posts and comments.

My name is Carrie and I am 27 years old. My boyfriend, Phillip, who is HIV positive and is almost 34 years old was... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »