Is Rectal Bleeding An Ars Symptom
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,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 »
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DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial CultureA new study shows that a more efficient STD screening method -- called a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) -- can detect at least twice as many oropharyngeal (throat) and rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia infections as a bacterial culture test,... Read more »
Gonococcal, Chlamydia and Syphilis Infection Positivity Among MSM Attending a Large Primary Care Clinic, Boston, 2003-2004Increases in syphilis and rectal gonorrhea have been reported in the past decade among US men who have sex with men (MSM), the authors noted; "however, limited [STD] positivity data are available on MSM who receive their health care from primary... Read more »
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Posted by dot1974, 1 ReplyHi there,
I had a potential risky exposure two and a half weeks ago. I am a gay male and another male tried to penetrate me anally. I could feel there were trying to push in (it was a little sore) but it wasn't full penetration as I'm not a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI fear that I have HIV. I don't know yet, as I haven't gone for a test. But my greatest fear is that I will unwittingly infect the people around me, those that I live with.
There are so many times in which I may have left blood accidently around the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have had constant unusual symptoms for the last 7 and a half weeks. It all started about a week after a one night stand with a woman.
The risk was low: protected vaginal and anal sex and unprotected oral cunnilingus.
I don't remember the condom... Read more »
Posted by Strid1, 2 RepliesI was really drunk and i performed oral sex on a female sex worker not knowing if she had her menstrual cycle or not and whats worst is that i have bleeding gums. Sadly to say exactly two weeks later i got this terrible headache which still persists... Read more »
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