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Itchy Rash After Sharing Sex Toys Sign Of HIV AIDS

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Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Glad you found the information here enlightening and helpful. I find it unfortunately that you "have never had sexual contact with anybody" and yet are still worried about STDs, including HIV! Your fears about contracting HIV from your... Read more »

HIV transmission from shared anal sex toys?

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Sharing Sex Toys...

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent infection, the AP/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Profiles Toy Company Executive Who Formed Organization That Helps Children Affected by AIDS

The Los Angeles Times on Monday profiled the group Children Affected by AIDS Foundation , which Joe Cristina, an executive at the toy company Mattel , founded in 1993. CAAF has raised more than $18 million for "small, grassroots community groups... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Men, Women Should Share Responsibility for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment, Malaysian Official Says

Men and women should share equal responsibility for preventing HIV/AIDS and providing treatment to people living with the diseases, Ng Yen Yen -- Malaysian minister for women, family and community development -- said last week at the 53rd Session of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Calif. Gov. Signs Bill Requiring Parental Notification When Consultants Teach HIV/AIDS, Sex Education in Schools

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Monday signed 37 bills, including a measure (AB 1925 ) that requires school districts to notify a student's parent or guardian if an outside consultant or assembly with a guest speaker will provide... Read more »
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HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »

Sex Toys

Posted by Anonymous
I am a married male who is bisexual. I occasionally need to be with another male. I always play safe. I engage in mutual masterbation. I don't engage in oral sex or anal sex. I was curious about being the receptive partner in anal sex and purchased... Read more »

Rash Photos

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was searching for HIV rash photos and came across these pictures so here are a few sites with photos of the HIV rash. I hope this helps some folks but remember only a test will confirm HIV exposure.

Also, if anyone can confirm these pictures from... Read more »

oral sex with HIV+ woman and bad signs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have symptoms. it sure that the first sign of HIV+. i found information here http://aids.about.com/cs/prevention/a/knowhiv.htm. yesterday, i have a blemish or purplish blotch in my mouth. it like confusion or bruise. now, blemish gradually... Read more »