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I'm A Virgin Should I Be Worried About Hiv

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Virgin Worried About His First Sexual Contact

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am 27 years old, 6'2" and 210 lbs. Exactly two weeks ago today, I was with a girl I met on the Internet. We did the following three things: (a) I kissed her breasts and one of her nipples, which tasted like breast...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A 27-year-old virgin? Dude, you've got some serious catching up to do! The HIV-acquisition risk from your Internet hookup is nonexistent. None of the three activities carries any risk of HIV transmission. Neither worry nor HIV testing is... Read more »

TERRIFIED, drug free virgin asks "does semen + dirt = HIV contamination?" Donation given

So I cut my hand on some glass and i bled quite a bit.I immediately wanted to sooth and moisturize... Read more »

Virgin touch and HIV transmission

Dear Dr, week ago i went to a massage center for the first time in my life (i'm 30 and having... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: Enlisting Tradition in AIDS Fight

King Mswati III has announced that the government is reviving a chastity rite to preserve virginity among girls and combat AIDS. In the rite, girls wear woolen tassels of different colors depending on their age. "A man who dares touch a lady wearing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Ugandan Attitudes on Virginity in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

The Washington Post on Friday examined attitudes in Uganda on girls' virginity and sexual behavior in the fight against HIV/AIDS. In many parts of Africa, including Uganda, "sex has long been a way out of grinding poverty, overcrowded homes and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Lawmaker to Provide University Scholarships to Virgin Girls as Part of HIV/AIDS Fight

A Ugandan lawmaker says he will give university scholarships to girls from his district who are virgins when they graduate from high school in an attempt to fight the spread of HIV, the AP/ San Francisco Chronicle reports (AP/ San Francisco... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PRI's "The World" Examines Efforts to Prevent HIV Transmission Through South African Virginity Exams

"The World " -- a production of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Tuesday reported on virginity testing of girls and young women in Zulu tribes in South Africa. Zulu women in the country revived the custom in recent years in the belief... Read more »
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Virginity and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
First off, I do admit that I have been diagnosed with general anxiety, but I am not medication for it, just a little note...

I'm wondering if I should be worried about HIV from my boyfriend. Him and I were both virgins when we first had sex over a... Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
Ok so here's the thing,
I am a 18 year old female (and from South Africa) and I am in a sexual relationship. My boyfriend was a virgin before this and so was I. We use condoms for everything except oral sex. My boyfriend is trustworthy and I don't... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I lost my virginity in mexico a few years back, i went to a fancy whore house. the girl provided the protection, i used 2 condoms, now i might be paranoid but just what if this girl didnt know between latex and lambskin condoms. lets say she was HIV... Read more »

I'm have been having paranoia after unprotected sex. I was a virgin. pulling out hair

Posted by Anxiety92, 2 Replies
Hello, this is my first time posting here. I am a 21 year old African American college student. I stumbled upon this site while googling frantically for answers. I had sex for the very first time with my ex boyfriend boyfriend. It was a brief... Read more »