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Is Pain In Urethra A Sign Of HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...testicles that may lead to infertility if left untreated. Gonorrhea can spread to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone else than if they did not have gonorrhea. How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? If a pregnant woman has...
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HIV AIds? (NEEDLESTICK AT A RAVE, 2010) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2010)

Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...his "rear" attack). I see absolutely no cause for alarm or worry.Thanks for your kind donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Be well.Dr. BobHot Cross Buns Mar 25, 2009Dr Bob, I bought a packet of hot cross... Read more »

How do you feel about Qraquick HIV 1/2 test

Hey Dr. Bob, It's J again, thanks for the response to my questions which I posted all below. Just had a couple more questions.1) How do you feel about the Oraquick HIV 1/2 rapid test2) Would this test be sutable for my 12 week test to make sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi J,1. OraQuick HIV-1/2 rapid tests are reliable. A negative test outside the window period is considered a true negative. A positive result is considered Read more »

Do you take patients currently on PEP

Dear Doctor:I am currently on PEP and not getting the answers from my current doc. Do you see patients in my situation in your clinic? How do I make an appointment? The day after my expsoure, I started feeling pain in my urethra and two days later...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...help those on PEP. To make an appointment, call 650-917-1357. Being on PEP can be a very nerve-wracking experience. Having an HIV specialist involved can often make the 28-day course much more bearable by providing piece of mind as well as ready... Read more »

POST WOOHOO!!! WOW!!! GO GET TESTED!!

Thank you Dr. Frascino, for giving me the courage to go through with it... I have been suffering sooooo deeply for the past 6 months with every ailment possible!!!! Even though you didn't answer my previous question, It gave me strength just after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,WOO-HOO. Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your newfound insights! "Go get tested . . . don't web surf for HIV symptoms . . . don't rely on symptoms . . . ." Hmm . . . that sounds strangely familiar. Where have heard those... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Scared as hell, what are my chances?

Posted by Panicman, 4 Replies
I'm a 25 year old male who's been exposed to a poz man. About 3 days ago we had unprotected sex. He did oral on me for about 2 minutes and I topped him for about 1 minute and came inside him. I asked him at the time if he was negative and he lied... Read more »

all im saying is

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and my dick was in her mouth i could get hiv right becuase if she infected me with gohneria and i did have burning urination pain in urethra etc from this 6 weeks later if u get gohneria from a hiv+ u get hiv right? Read more »

Worried over nothing? I hope...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...outside of the occasional loose stool and dairy products no longer cause me pain. My main worry is that I may have contracted HIV through my three unprotected episodes although I have no symptoms (yes I know, you can not go on symptoms alone)... Read more »