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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found in human specimens or elsewhere in nature, and (2) no one has been identified as infected with HIV due to contact with an environmental surface. Additionally, HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host. Can I get HIV from anal sex? Yes. In...
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What exactly is mycoplasma?

Dear Dr Bob, I was one who asked you the questions titled "Insertive Oralisterine Sex, Dry Cough, Chest Pains (LISTERINE 2010)" dated Jan 9, 2010 and "Dr Bob - A wonderful human being, healer, and friend" dated Jan 11, 2010. Dr Bob, on Day 30, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Mycoplasma is a genus of bacteria which lack a cell wall. Without a cell wall, they are unaffected by many common antibiotics such as penicillin. Several species Read more »

Dr Bob's Divine Sentence - "We could stop HIV cold in its tracks!"

Dear Dr Bob, I just write to express my heartfelt "thank you" for your definitive (and kind) answer to my question, "What exactly is mycoplasma?" dated Feb 3, 2010. Your answer addressed my irrational fears, and also I hope, of other like minded...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for it)? Thank you, Dr Bob. God bless you and your work.Very WorriedResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi,1. Mycoplasma is a genus of bacteria which lack a cell wall. Without a cell wall, they are unaffected by many common antibiotics such as penicillin.... Read more »

Fleshlight Question

Sorry if im sounding stupid but ive had a fleshlight for a while and the other night i used it but it was at night and i was tired so when i realised the next morinng that i hadnt washed it from the previous time (suupid and lazy i know) so im...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...there is absolutely no chance you can contract a sexually transmitted illness from yourself! STDs involve germs (viruses and bacteria) that spread from an infected person to another person via sexual activity. Masturbation, choking the chicken,... Read more »

"Doors of heaven opened..."

Dear Dr. BMy question may be located in the same sack of the QTND section, regarding my possible exposure. However, to be "extra" sure I write to you in hope you can clarify some details... the thing is, that two days ago the new Aneros Helix(sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the toys for an initial 30 hours and during this 30 hour period I thoroughly washed each toy 4 separate times: twice with antibacterial soap (Triclosan) and twice with regular Irish Spring Bar Soap and let them air dry after each of the 4... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

... How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...people are more vulnerable to pneumonias of all kinds and certain pneumonias lead to an AIDS diagnosis, such as PCP, recurrent bacterial pneumonia and active TB . Pneumocystis carinii (or jiroveci ) Pneumonia (PCP) PCP is caused by ... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...a Condom from her hand bag and tried to put on my D*** but it was slipping out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing with me. Read more »

HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »