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If I Have Ars Will I Have Trouble Urinating

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In trouble

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After a broken condom episode, I got something from this girl.
I got treated for some std symptoms Slight fever, Frequent urination, etc. I still suffer from chronic pharygnitis (one tonsil swollen). One doctor says I need to take a HIv test, another... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had shingles about a month after a sexual experience. I also had other ars symptoms along with really dark urine. I have tested 3 times for Hep and Hiv- 1 month 6.5 weeks and 9 weeks- all negaitive. My Doc seems sure I have nothing to worry... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone! need your opinion. I had unprotected anal sex (female) and one week later i had hepres on my mouth (moustach area). I'm having herpes form 1996 and like once a year i have these symptoms. But i had like two years to have herpes and this... Read more »

i am in real trouble

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I made the mistake of receiving oral sex from a prostitute
starting the day after i have sore throat, glands in neck feel
funny, warm feeling. please help.... Read more »

Deeply troubled

Posted by Anonymous
Thanks for your attention in advance...
Regretfully, I ordered myself a hooker to my hotel room while on a business trip to South America.
She performed UNprotected oral sex (about 6-8 minutes)and then we had PRotected vaginal sex. Afterwards I... Read more »
Ask the Experts

sorry to bother again - common cold cofactor? donation for trouble

Hi Dr. Bob. I feel guilty for bothering you again, so I made a $100 donation. I'd have given more, but I just graduated from college and dont' have much money. I fear that I'll be spending a lot of it on ART.Anyway, the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,From what you've told me, I'd say your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. That your pro had a common cold does not increase your risk of acquiring HIV. For your degree of risk, most specialists wouldn't even recommend testing.... Read more »


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...
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 prick, well, little pricks or king-sized schlongs can transmit HIV if you have unsafe sex with... 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
Hello Scared Man,From your post, I'm assuming 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... Read more »

Prostate Trouble

A gal at Houston Buyers Club suggested I send this question to you.My prostate doesn't funtion up to speed. At first there was discomfort with urinating and minimal to no fluid production during sexual relations. My PCP prescribed Flomax to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The HIV meds you are on would rarely cause the prostate problems you describe. I assume you have had a good prostate examination (possibly by an HIV friendly urologist?). Also I would make sure your testosterone levels are at least mid-range... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arkansas Health Department Begins Investigation of "Potentially" Misused Funds in HIV/AIDS Division

The Arkansas Department of Health has contacted state and federal law enforcement and has begun investigating "questionable money transfers" within its HIV/AIDS division that could total $44,000, health department attorneys said Tuesday, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: Shelter Accused of HIV Eviction

In a complaint presented Friday to the Arkansas Fair Housing Commission, a homeless man says he was evicted from a Little Rock shelter because he has HIV. The complaint says Our House, which receives federal funds and provides long-term housing and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Argentina: Study Finds Most Women Get HIV From Long-Term Partners

Most women -- 73 percent -- diagnosed as HIV-positive in Argentina within the last two years were infected through unprotected sex with a stable partner, according to preliminary results of a new study. The "Study of Recently Diagnosed Women" was... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Action Alert: Having Trouble With Medicare Part D?

Since the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit took effect on January 1, there have been an overwhelming number of reported problems with the benefit. These problems have been prominently covered by many media sources, and news of the... Read more »