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Hiv Transmission And Fingering 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.

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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 »

Fingering rectum half-inch for 2-3 seconds

Sorry about the repetitive question, I admit, I suspect I know the answer but I need to hear form... 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 »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... 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 »

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 »

hiv from dipping? help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...which he did, put the glove on and we're good. the reason i get nervous is that i do have really sensitive membranes around rectum and perhaps on the very inside and so i dont know if precum came in contact or not. the guy is neg from november,... Read more »

Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is it possible to catch the HIV virus from your fingers/penis coming into contact with vaginal fluid whilst removing a condom? Say if you had small cuts on your Read more »