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Is Pain In Balls A Sign Of HIV

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Was shot with a ball (containing needles) at a rave... HIV? PLEASE HELP! (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

Hi Doc. I've read the previous questions about needle stick injuries and pin pricks at this forum and you have answered all of them the same way. However, MINE IS DIFFERENT! PLEASE HELP ME OUT DOC!!! About a week ago, I went to a Electric Daisy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually your experience is not different and my response about being stuck with potentially HIV-tainted sharp objects at raves remains exactly the same. No risk. It's all urban legend. (See below.) If my reassurance is not sufficient for... Read more »

pain in my BALLS

sup ryan!! about three weeks ago,I had sex with my girlfriend for the first time,the next two days,... Read more »

Adolescent Again, or Just a Case of Blue Balls?

Hi Dr. Frascino -First off I want to say thank you for your answers for all of our questions. Your... Read more »
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Ohio Children's Football League Reverses Decision, Allows HIV-Positive Man to Fill Coaching Position

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Ohio Children's Football League Bars HIV-Positive Man From Coaching Position

The Ellet Suburban Football League, a children's football league outside of Akron, Ohio, on Sunday announced that it would bar an HIV-positive man from being an assistant coach, the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Dan Gable, director of the league... Read more »
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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Signs of HIV

Posted by Jill89, 1 Reply
I have head aches and my gland or lymph nodes always swollen up? It was a year a ago I had sex but are these signs of HIV? Read more »

nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people,

First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland.

I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »

Blood on Cotton Ball & Band Aid - not mine

Posted by Olive, 1 Reply
Hello,

I hope the experts can help me out. I went to get a routine HIV test done at a local clinic here in Kenya. The syringe was new, however after drawing the blood the nurse put a cotton ball on my injected area to cover the blood....I noticed... Read more »