Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is Getting Head Safe

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Is Safe sex ....Safe...Australian Legal Hookers?

HI Dr. I have written to you recently about safe sex with Aussie legal brothel workers. I am just wanting to check that using condoms with hookers is safe. They are regulated here and have to have full health checks every 6 weeks or they can't...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day Aussie-Dude,HIV cannot permeate intact latex (or polyurethane). No way. No how. If you used your latex (or polyurethane) condoms properly and if they did not fail (break), your HIV risk with your Naughty-Sheilas would be essentially... Read more »

Getting HIV from someone's fingers?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I was recently involved in a situation where the female partnerI was with touched her vagina (with... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Getting Pierced or Tatooed Safely

The photo that runs with this column is almost three years old. I always thought that picture had a gee-whizzy, high school yearbook quality, which makes me look angelic or saintly. I'm neither. I'm actually kinda eclectic and kinky. Now I ask you,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global AIDS Coordinator Nominee Randall Tobias Says Drug Industry Ties Could Help "Get a Better Deal" on Antiretrovirals

Former Eli Lilly CEO Randall Tobias, President Bush's nominee to head the new State Department office created under the global AIDS initiative, said Tuesday during a Senate confirmation hearing that his connections to the pharmaceutical industry... Read more »
Project Inform

Isentress Gets Another Good Grade

Data were presented August 4 at the International AIDS Conference on a head-to-head study comparing the integrase inhibitor Isentress (raltegravir) to Sustiva (efavirenz) in people taking HIV drugs for the first time. The study found that Isentress... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Former Arkansas HIV Program Administrator Gets 5 Months in Prison

The former head of the state HIV/AIDS grant program was sentenced to five months in prison and three years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to a federal charge of aiding and abetting the theft of government property. Lola Thrower, a... Read more »
Connect With Others

How Safe Is Safe?

Posted by dancin_man, 4 Replies
I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array of issues dealing with sex, and I wanted to use this forum to raise my issues/questions, and get... Read more »

stupid thinking with the little head.

Posted by dontknow, 3 Replies
Hello
this is a long post but I need someone to talk to. I am in NY. About 5 years ago I started have sex with males. I am bi and enjoy both female and male. At first I started out getting BJ's and about two years ago started giving BJ's ( it looked... Read more »

How do I pay for medical and keep our home safe

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
We found out just over 2 yrs ago that my husband is pos. His medical coverage covered him till about a year ago. Then he just got too sick to work in his field. Money got short very fast.
so we sold our home and used the money to moved this year... Read more »

Is the practice safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Friend
I met a handsome guy and had sex with me. I was on the top and I did not use a condom. I did not ejaculate into my partner's anus. We had unprotected sex three times. Yeah, I was fool and I admit it. We have a relationship although we... Read more »