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Hiv Infection And Sensitive Belly Button

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Ask the Experts

will I get HIV if he ejaculated on my tummy and some get into my belly button?

I had sex with a stranger he worn a condom but when he ejaculated on my tummy, some of his cum get into my belly button and I swiped it quickly.will I get HIV ?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you wondering if your belly button is an open conduit into your tummy? The answer is no. The umbilical cord was cut, clamped and tied off at birth. It's also been completely healed over and closed since infancy. Your HIV risk is... Read more »

Belly Piercings while positive.

Hello Dr.I am HIV positive and I would like to get my belly button pierced. I have had it done... Read more »

Belly, belly, belly, belly, belly! Donation coming your way!

Hi Dr!I've search high and low for an answer and although I have found similar ones, I... Read more »
Articles
TheBody.com

A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)

For years now, it has been clear that HIV-positive people are especially prone to developing unusual increases of fat in specific parts of their bodies. What has been less clear is exactly what a person with this type of fat gain, known as... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New Yorkers Choose Queens Designer's Power Button Image as Winner of the NYC Condom Package Design Contest

The votes are in. After tallying more than 15,000 online ballots, the Health Department today reveals the winning design for the special limited-edition NYC Condom wrapper. And the winner is ... the electronic power button submitted by Luis Acosta... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Drug-Treatment Services Need Programs for LGBT Community; Officials Worried About Drug Use in Spread of HIV

Chicago's drug-treatment services need additional programs, as well as cultural-sensitivity training, to better combat substance use problems within the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, according to a city Department of... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

Some people with HIV complain of weight and belly fat gain after they start HIV treatment. But researchers have not been able to determine what causes the problem. Some studies actually dispute that there is a problem, and say that people with HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

oral-saliva test sensitivity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

Would appreciate any help for this question/problem. Seven weeks ago I had my 1st and only bisexual experience with another man. I performed oral sex on him with no ejaculation in my mouth. Of course, now I am scared to death! I have been in... Read more »

How much more sensitive is EIA than Western Blot?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
At detecting early infection? Read more »

Skinny legs with a Budda belly

Posted by lilfshrmn, 3 Replies
Gained most of the weight back lost due to wasting. Unfortunately, it's all gone straight to my gut in the form of fat. Getting moderate exercise and low impact walking in several times a week. Cheeks, buttocks, legs and arms still quite skinny. ... Read more »

Teeth Sensitivity

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
tested negative at 5 months and 6 months via elisa after a possible vaginal exposure. i did use a condom but who knows. Lately I've been having teeth sensitivity and am wondering if it could be hiv??? I have been taking doxyciline/minocycline post... Read more »