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Hiv And The Gym

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Hi,At the gym i go to the bicep curl machine is very popular and the arms pads are all torn up. I was lifting hard and my arms scratched up against the pads to the point were i was bleeding... a lot. Could i get hiv this way if some 1 eles bleed on...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
No, you cannot.... Read more »

HIV + and Gym

I have read before that HIV + persons should do light training in the gym. Is this true and why?... Read more »

HIV in the gym?

My Beloved Dr. Bob, I deeply ADMIRE you and only you can put my mind at ease.I'm in panic mode... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

In the fall of 1991, during a game of capture the flag in my eighth grade gym class, the teacher told us to stop playing, get in two lines and be very quiet. She told us that a serious announcement was going to be made. A few minutes later, over the... Read more »
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Hemo Homo

Reprinted from The Drag Queen of Elfland (Circlet Press) by permission of the author. The Chelsea Gym has been closed since 1999. Photographs are by Tom├ís Gaspar, whose work was featured in the Electric Blanket (Visual AIDS Artists Caucus). In... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pickett Fences: Phat

Gym bunnies, nipple ponies, steroid sissies, muscle Marys. Pumping it up, posing and strutting, perking them out, lifting and separating, working it, feeling the burn, getting ripped, making it hurt for Daddy ... The poor dears. I used to find... Read more »
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Recipes for Fitness

When I was in high school, part of our gym test was to climb a heavy ropesuspended from the ceiling. Our grade was the amount of time it took to climbup and down the rope. I got the symbol for infinity. After this and other humiliating gym... Read more »
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Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
Hello.. I work at a gym and one of our members lost thier card... I checked to see if they had thrown it in the trash..that happens for some reason..and I felt myself bet stuck by something.. I looked through the trash to see if it was a syringe and... Read more »

delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Two questions:
1. Can being very active (going to the gym 5 days a week, playing sports) delay seroconversion past 6 months? Are there any factors that can delay seroconversion?

2. I have read that HIV can cause very long and severe genital herpes... Read more »

would you like to chat?

Posted by str8poz210
You`ve found a healthy, strong, confident and best of all undetectable HIV+ man! I take care of myself, hit the gym regulary, enjoy life`s moments and i try to live life to it`s fullest, always with a smile! I laugh often and refuse to stress... Read more »

In N/W Jersey it's hard to find a date

Posted by robbyb, 2 Replies
I won't have sex with a guy unless he's Poz. I'm 38yo, a nice guy and goodo looking. I hit the gym all the time to keep me from going nuts. So far I haven't had any side effects frommy meds. I'm a nice guy looking for the same. It isn't easy living... Read more »