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Is Rectal Bleeding A Symptom Of HIV

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Rectal Bleeding... very scared PLEASE HELP!! DR.B

Hello DR.Bob... I have a very short question... Does HIV cause Rectal Bleeding? Or can it be a sign of seroconversion? I had anal sex about 2 months ago, the condom popped. did not have any bleeding then but 1 month later had some bleeding, then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Rectal bleeding is not a sign of HIV seroconversion or symptom of HIV disease. The only reason for concern is that your condom failed. Consequently you have some degree of risk of contracting various STDs, including HIV. An HIV test at the... Read more »

Bleeding rectal ulcers

My wife has been dealing with this problem for a year now, and it appears we are no nearer to a... Read more »
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"The Rectal Revolution Is Here": Getting to the Bottom of Rectal Microbicides

If condoms are over 90 percent effective, when used constantly and consistently, in preventing the spread of HIV, then why do we need more options in our prevention toolbox? Why aren't condoms working? This very blunt question was posed by Jim... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Why Rectal Douches May Be Acceptable Rectal-Microbicide Delivery Vehicles for Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to explore the age of onset of rectal douching among men who have sex with men (MSM) and the reasons for continuing to douche, as well as to consider whether rectal douches containing microbial agents would be... Read more »
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Rectal STIs More Than Double HIV Risk Among Gay Men, Study Suggests

HIV-negative gay men with rectal STIs (sexually transmitted infections) may be more than twice as likely to contract HIV, according to a study conducted by the New York City Department of Health and the United States Centers for Disease Control... Read more »
International Rectal Microbicide Advocates

International Rectal Microbicide Advocates Release Update on New HIV Prevention Technology

Chicago -- International Rectal Microbicide Advocates (IRMA) will officially release its third landmark report -- "From Promise to Product: Advancing Rectal Microbicide Research and Advocacy" -- at the 2010 International Microbicides Conference in... Read more »
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Oral Sex Bleeding Gums and Hiv...Please help

Posted by terrifiednFla, 1 Reply
I have been engaging in performing oral sex for many months on different men with HIV status unknown. None of which ejaculated in my mouth. But after what im feeling I am fearful that i have contracted HIV. I tasted blood in my mouth and had... Read more »

GI Bleeding

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Petachiae Bleeding into Skin

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Hello everyone:
Is it possible to have petachiae 8 months after possible exposure. I have these little red spots all over my body
trunk, arms, legs about 30 of them. They are spread out all over not in a patch or anything. I did some research and they... Read more »