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Please assess my risk?

I plan on sending another donation! I need you help. This was my first gay experience and I am terrified. Here is the story: The guy I met rubbed his penis for a few minutes until erect, then placed a condom on. He rubbed my unprotected penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I have no doubt your "terror" relates more to this being your first gay experience than to real HIV-transmission risk. If you had a somewhat similar experience with a woman, would you still be so terrified? Suppose she had been Read more »

Follow-up to "please assess my risk"

Here is yet another donation to a great cause (XXXXXXXXXXXX). After my ER visit, I followed up... Read more »

Check archive, couldn't find similar question, Pls assess my risk

Hi Dr. Bob,Your forum is the first thing I visit in the morning and the last thing I check before... Read more »
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American Heart Association

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, Treatment Vital for HIV Patients on Therapy

...Antiretroviral medications have dramatically reduced the overall death rate among patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but those same patients may now face an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a group... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD/HIV Prevention Practices Among Primary Care Clinicians: Risk Assessment, Prevention Counseling, and Testing

...the current study was to describe current practices of primary care (PC) clinicians for STD/HIV control services, including risk assessment, prevention counseling, and testing. Qualitative interviews were conducted to identify clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid Assessment of Drug-Related HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Three South African Cities

...were employed. The rapid assessment included observation, mapping, key informant interviews and interviews of MSM focus groups. HIV testing was performed on drug-using key informants. "The use of drugs like crack cocaine, cannabis and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: HIV/AIDS Services Lacking

...health care providers surveyed felt unprepared to talk about HIV/AIDS and 44.7 percent said they felt unprepared to conduct an HIV risk assessment with a patient. Wass said access to rapid HIV screening could easily be improved, since many... Read more »
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risk assessement please, i am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

risk assesment please?

Posted by pixie, 2 Replies
...Hi there from South Africa, I just have a few queries about HIV and I ask if you can assess my risks? 1. I went to a club recently and cut my leg on a very prominent step. I only noticed the Read more »

Risk assessement please, am so so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

Am i HIV positive???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...cut myself with a shaving razor which my friend had used about 24 hours earlier (My friend is married and is not aware of his HIV status). I immediately washed the cut (on my hand) and later consulted my doctor about the HIV risk. The doctor... Read more »