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Lifestyle Habits That Can Reduce The Risk Of Getting Hepatitis

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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

Safer Sex Why Practice Safer Sex? Pregnancy Guidelines Why Latex? Safe Sex Guidelines Lubricant Condoms & Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom Breakage Using Condoms During Oral Sex Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and...
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Risk of Getting HIV from HIV- Partner (SUPERINFECTION)

What is the risk of getting infected with HIV through anal intercourse (insertive) without using protection, while both partner are known to be HIV-? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below. Your answer was waiting for you (multiple times over) in the archives.Dr. BobSerosorting vs SuperinfectionJul 23, 2006 Hi Rob, first of all i really... Read more »

Lipodystrophy risk with med regimen, future expectations, habit change suggestions

I'm 34, 6 months diagnosed and on meds (Sustiva, Epivir, Viread) & Androgel (to combat my lower sex drive and energy level -- I had mid-normal Testo level pre-Andro, but sure won't give it up now, benefits way too positive) -- my VL is...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
1. Low risk, stick with it (Evidence Gilead 903 study)2. Starting 'early' appears best. Early may mean any CD4>350 (Evidence HOPS study Lichtenstein JAIDS 2003)3. Avoid high (above normal range) levels of testosterone as this may strip... Read more »

Am I at risk of getting Hepatitis C please help me

I am sorry about my english but I'm going to try my best so you guys can understand me :)Is it true that you can catch hep c by living with someone if you touch anything with blood and you don't know there was blood there or by a hug kiss...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk for Hepatitis C from what you're talking about.First, it's not that blood is simply around or you touch it. It's that the blood gets <i>inside</i> you. That didn't happen in your case.Second, the HIV... Read more »

Hepatitis B Risk

Dear Dr Taylor,Two days ago I went to a tailor. While trying on a suit, he was attaching a few needles to it, which had been in his mouth for many minutes before. Unintended I moved my thumb towards one of the needles and got badly pricked by it. I...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Once we are vaccinated successfully against hep B we are protected for life. I see no indication for a booster vaccination.... Read more »
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Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

PLEASE HELP! what are the risk of me getting infected?

Posted by Timeless, 2 Replies
Im a guy and I dated this guy few months back. We had sex more than once, all we did was just oral sex and rubbing our bodies and penis together and french kissing, we never had anal sex, there was once he did ejaculate in my mouth and i swallowed... Read more »

Getting tested together first. Getting tested now.

Posted by don
Both you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.

You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »

i'm getting scared

Posted by anxietygirl, 1 Reply
i just had my first test last week. i should get results tomorrow, so this is the most likely time for me to be totally freaked, but i'd appreciate some feedback. i have had unprotected sex in the past, not a lot, but i know that doesn't matter;... Read more »