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Is Sore On Penis An Early Sign Of HIV

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...and anal sores that do not heal. 5 Cancer of the anus, like that of the cervix, develops slowly, beginning with minor cell changes. For women, a simple pap smear is used to detect these cell changes in the cervix in their early stages. With regular screening and proper treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In fact, since cervical pap smears have become a routine part of women's health care, cervical cancer rates have dropped...
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spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i would like to donate to your foundation. but presently i have got sleepless nights. i was having mutual masturbation with a prostitute and she spit on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected. If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... Read more »

Touched penis after removing condom.

Hi,I had sex with a prostitue on 20th july. I used condom and i am sure it was not broken or leaked. But after removing condom, which may have some vaginal fluid, immediately i touched my penis head and tip and kept hand there for about 2 mins. Now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your question is similar to many others already posted in the archives. Have a look. Your HIV-acquisition risk is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted. If you wish Read more »

Sorry for this question (PENIS TOUCHED TOILET)

Hi Dr. sorry to send you this question again but I couldn't find any similar question, I apologize if I haven't be able to check it properly and there is instead something similar. I did touch the toilet bowl dirty with urine from previous people...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cannot contract HIV if your Mr. Happy touches a dirty toilet bowl soiled with poop or pee. See below.Dr. BobPEANIS IN WATER (PENIS IN TOILET WATER)May 7, 2008 when i go sit on any toilet public or home my penis haed is in the toilet bowl water is... Read more »

HIV risk from handjob on penis with genital sores present

Hi DoctorIf you answer my question I will be very grateful and donate at least 50 pounds to your admirable foundation.Basically 4 weeks ago in Thailand I visited a massage parlour. After the massage I got the sexworker to give me a handjob until I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...several other potential STD problems based on your report!First, I have no idea what "natural spots you get at the bottom of the penis" are. If indeed these were "genital sores" as you suggest, it's important to determine what the cause may be:... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...Infections of the hands and feet are usually not transmitted through sexual activity. Several types of HPV cause genital warts on the penis, vagina, and rectum. Those with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas. HPV can also... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...symptoms but can cause damage to theheart, brain, and other organs. Syphilis can be successfully treated withantibiotics in its early stages. Without treatment, it can hurt your body'sorgans, leading to severe illness and even death. Pregnant... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...the lining of the rectum is thin and may allow the virus to enter the body during anal sex. However, a person who inserts his penis into an infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...receptive partner. However, there is some risk for the active partner in anal or vaginal sex. It's possible for HIV to enter the penis through any open sores, through the moist lining of the opening of the penis, or through the cells in the... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello. I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it ran to the glans of my penis. NEVER did... Read more »

Please Advice

Posted by Me_Me, 2 Replies
...I visited a commercial sex worker on the 1st of September 2008. She put a condom on my penis and blew me. After that she put another condom on the existing one and we have vaginal intercourse. The whole episode lasted Read more »