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Hiv And The Rectum

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HIV and rectum bleeding.

Hi, im new here but ive read some questions people have posted and some asnwers have been very helpful to me, so i decided to ask a question of my own. I am 19years old and im HIV+. I found out i was HIV+ in Aug 2008. My CD4 count was 565 and my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Current guidelines suggest that in patients who are asymptomatic (without symptoms) from their HIV infection with CD4 counts above 500 can defer treatment as long as they are monitored over time as seems to be the case with Read more »

3rd ATTEMPT: HIV-murderer? he spit (blood?) into my rectum!

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for all of your great work, you are a true inspiration!I have written to you... Read more »

condom came off inside of rectum

After having sex with a guy we noticed that his condom was missing. Hours later I passed it out of... Read more »
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Condoms

...Female condoms can be used in the vagina or rectum. For more information, see the FDA's condom brochure at www.fda.gov/oashi/aids/condom.html . Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

... What Are the Side Effects? --> The Bottom Line For More Information What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are anti-HIV substances. They could reduce the risk of HIV infection during vaginal or rectal intercourse. No microbicides are... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected Read more »
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Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Pregnant? Would Microbicides Be Safe? How Would Microbicides Benefit Men? How Would Microbicides Benefit Women With HIV? Why Do We Need Microbicides if We Will Eventually Have an HIV Vaccine? How Much Will Microbicides Cost, and... Read more »
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hiv transmissoin risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi. would love some insight because i am freaking out. I was the receptive with a condom. But, the guy did insert (poked it in) and then i pushed him out, so total of 2 seconds, BUT, he could have had precum. i am nervous i am at risk. this... Read more »

hiv question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If hiv is so fragile and can't be caught easiliy only under certain circumstances. what are those certain circumstances? Does the viral Read more »

Has anyone had this happen?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...pounds. My doctor first thought it was hemmoroids and referred me to a specialist where tests were done. They do not know my HIV status. They tell me that I have ulcers inside the rectum, and have given me medication and enemas to take on a daily... Read more »

OCD or possible HIV risk?

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
...over my wash rag as a joke and I infected myself via when washing my rectum. Do you think this is OCD? So far what I know is HIV doesn't survive in the enviornment and unsafe sex or sharing a needle is the only way to get it. Read more »