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Understanding Genital Herpes

...her or her babys risk of getting infected. Babies who are born with herpes do better if the disease is recognized and treated early. Genital herpes, like other genital diseases that cause sores, is important in the spread of HIV infection. A person infected with herpes may have a greater risk of getting HIV. This may be due to the open sores caused by the herpes infection or by other factors in the immune system. In addition, HIV-positive...
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WEL-CUM Dr. BOB: Molesting a urinal?

I don't know about you or anyone else who read that post, but I couldn't stop thinking about what this guy was potentially doing to that poor urinal. Plus, he was getting off on it to boot!I've pissed in many public restrooms over the years. I can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hade to shut Mr. Happy in to stop cut the wire short. My penis did not touch the seat. HOWEVER, ISN'T PRE-CUM A GOOD MEDIUM FOR HIV TO TRAVEL UP INSIDE ME??? I AM WORRIED, PLEASE HELP.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Let me get this straight.... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you had protected "insertive," not "receptive," oral sex. Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. Saliva does not transmit HIV, unless there is visible blood present. See... Read more »

Potential frottage by impact?

For the past few months I've been paranoid about HIV and what would happen if I become gay. I am a married man and have no attraction towards men. To convince myself that nothing happens unless u actually penetrate, I decided to perform an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Let me get this straight:1.You've been paranoid about HIV and what would happen if you became gay, but you're a married man and have no attraction toward men????2.You then decided to Read more »

Please help me! (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

I am extremely scared. I went to use a public bathroom and I waited in line for the urinal. A friend of mine who I believe is HIV+ had just got done urinating. I used the same urinal that he used . . . only he didn't flush. I had already pulled my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.There is no HIV risk from being pissed off or pissed on. Urine, without visible blood, does not transmit HIV. (See below.)2.Regarding the little Read more »
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... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...sex. It is not a good idea to set the barrier aside and use it again because it's too easy to flip it over and forget what side touched the vagina or anus. Dental dams are not as readily available as plastic wrap. They can be bought from medical... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...off" of urine droplets/remains at the small opening (urinary meatus) of the glans. QUESTIONS:- ========== 1. If he is HIV POSITIVE, will I be infected with the virus from that incident, by having it 'INTRODUCED' into my body (via the... Read more »

Just a personal thought

Posted by Anonymous
...would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a bleeding thumb the other day and I was washing it when my wound touched the tap. 2) Urinals - I was urinating at the urinal when my privates touched the urinal surface. 3) Doorknobs... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a Read more »

Need your help...thanks!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a bleeding thumb the other day and I was washing it when my wound touched the tap. 2) Urinals - I was urinating at the urinal when my privates touched the urinal surface. 3) Doorknobs... Read more »