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Itchy Scrotum After Handjob Sign Of HIV AIDS

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SCROTUM & AIDS

I've read a lot about catching AIDS via the mucous membranes. It seems to me that the scrotum is also very sensative since the veins are close to the surface of the skin. Are there any reported cases of AIDS being transmitted through the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The scrotum is not a mucous membrane. The scrotum consists of skin, which serves as a barrier to HIV. So any infected fluids coming into contact with the scrotum should not lead to transmission.Sucking or licking on the scrotum does not pose a risk... Read more »

The Scrotum & AIDS

Dr. Dietrich, About 5 days ago I had vaginal & anal sex with a prostitute. Fortunately I used... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

85 Countries Sign International Population Agreement on Family Planning, HIV/AIDS; U.S. Does Not Sign

Eighty-five countries on Wednesday signed a statement reaffirming commitment to reproductive health- and HIV/AIDS-related population and health goals agreed to 10 years ago at the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a new agreement with Angola aimed at controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press reports. "The Obama administration will more than double funding for Angola to combat the disease, from... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

The AIDS Institute Encourages People With HIV/AIDS to Sign Up for New Medicare Drug Benefit

Washington DC -- The AIDS Institute is encouraging the nearly 100,000 people with HIV/AIDS who qualify to sign up for the new Medicare prescription benefit. "Given the importance of taking daily medications for survival and remaining healthy, the... Read more »
Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy

Sign On! Endorse Recommendations to President Obama on AIDS 2012 and the National AIDS Strategy

Please join the members of an independent working group of national HIV/AIDS advocates and sign on to a letter to the President (pdf) urging continued HIV/AIDS leadership in 2012 . The letter calls for President Obama to deliver a keynote speech... Read more »
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HIV from a handjob?

Posted by step2step, 1 Reply
I have a fear of getting HIV positive. In any situation (sexual), I have that strong fear. I know its not normal.

This week, two days ago, I visited a prostitute in Holland. Because I'm afraid of HIV, I have done only a handjob. I thought it was... Read more »

Itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys. Its been a year or so after my possible exposure but i never really thought about HIV, utill now. Ive been having problems with itchy dry skin all over. Is this a symptom of HIV? Will be testing i a week. thanks.

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itchy spots

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING WHAT RASH IS GENERALIZED WITH HIV SYPMTOMS..I STARTED HAVING ITCHY RED AREAS ON MY ARMS...SOMETIME ON MY LEGS...SINCE DEC. 20..THE DAY I WENTTO A CONCERT..I WAS BY THE STAGE RUBBING ON EVERYONE ELSE THAT WAS SWEATY..SINCE THATS ALL... Read more »

Is mutual handjob risky?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is mutual mastubation risky? What do you think? Last week I was given a handjob by a stranger in a public toilet. Should I be worried?

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