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Jock Itch Worried It Could Be HIV

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PLEASE, Please Help!! Jock Itch/HIV/repeat exposures related questions

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you for offer us this great forum to resolve our confusions and assure our concerns. I have had two regretful protected oral and vaginal sexes with two CSWs 21 weeks ago (in 2 consecutive days, and I wont do this any kind and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."vaginal" fluid may have somehow made it to your itchy booty, OK?Now on to your specific questions:1. Assuming your CSW was HIV infected (which we certainly do not know to be true), there is essentially no significant HIV-transmission risk if the... Read more »

Do I have HIV? Depressed for a year with worry, Please Help!

Hi Dr. BobI have been reading your posts daily since the last year. You are very informative and I... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. The nation logged 109 Read more »
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Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
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worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

Im Worried That im Infected With Something

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
...white. as i said before im a BIG hypocondract. and i worrie about every health issue. i was wondering if i had an early stage of HIV. all this has recently appeared about 3-5 days ago. And I had Sexual Intercourse with my new partner about 8-9... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have a fear that the virus may have penetrated through some tiny cuts in my skin or something. Also, I sometimes have unrelated itches along the sides of my testicles that I scratch - there may have been tiny entry points along there as well. ... Read more »

Still worried, helpful clues as to my problems?

Posted by detino04, 5 Replies
...should just be able to walk in and get a blood test right? I have no med insurance, just a poor college student =( Anyways, I'm worried, I've looked really closely at the head of my penis, there's about 10 little little red dots on the top, all... Read more »