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Is Trouble Urinating A Symptom Of HIV

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In trouble

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After a broken condom episode, I got something from this girl.
I got treated for some std symptoms Slight fever, Frequent urination, etc. I still suffer from chronic pharygnitis (one tonsil swollen). One doctor says I need to take a HIv test, another... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone! need your opinion. I had unprotected anal sex (female) and one week later i had hepres on my mouth (moustach area). I'm having herpes form 1996 and like once a year i have these symptoms. But i had like two years to have herpes and this... Read more »

Help! I am in trouble

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone ever recovered from this after a year

Male 39 years old
Can anyone here tell me has anyone ever recovered from this!
One year ago went to a bachelor's party.
2 hookers showed up one started to perform oral sex on me.
I thought better and... Read more »

Deeply troubled

Posted by Anonymous
Thanks for your attention in advance...
Regretfully, I ordered myself a hooker to my hotel room while on a business trip to South America.
She performed UNprotected oral sex (about 6-8 minutes)and then we had PRotected vaginal sex. Afterwards I... Read more »

Urine ELISA Tests

Posted by Anonymous
Hi All, About 2 months ago I had protected inter-course with a SW. ABout 4 days later I ended up with loose bowel movements, night sweats, exzema on my fingers, a sore throat which lasted for a week when away and then came back three weeks later. ... Read more »
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I am extremely scared. I went to use a public bathroom and I waited in line for the urinal. A friend of mine who I believe is HIV+ had just got done urinating. I used the same urinal that he used . . . only he didn't flush. I had already pulled...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.There is no HIV risk from being pissed off or pissed on. Urine, without visible blood, does not transmit HIV. (See below.)2.Regarding the little prick, well, little pricks or king-sized schlongs can transmit HIV if you have unsafe sex with... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Man,From your post, I'm assuming you had protected "insertive," not "receptive," oral sex. Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. Saliva... Read more »

what is it i m troubled???

II had a sex with sex worker in december.I had all the symptoms of Hiv and tested negative at 6 weeks and 6 months with Elisa and rapid tests.But still now I have unbearable head ache which makes me feel weird joint pain,chest pain ,tingling...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Any HIV testing done at 90 days or greater would be considered conclusive. You are HIV negative. I am not sure what these symptoms are being caused by. I would suggest that you continue to work with your doctor to determine what the cause... Read more »

OraQuick ADVANCE with sinus troubles

Hi Dr. Bob: I am going for a test at the 6 month mark and the clinic uses OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test. I have been suffering from a cold/sinus infection/throat irritation for about 3weeks. My question is.....should I wait until I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your cold/sinus/throat symptoms will not affect OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV tests. I see no need to postpone your test.Good luck!Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Heart Trouble Early and Often in HIV Patients

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