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HIV Testing 101

...you notify past partners if you do test positive for HIV. Want to learn more about HIV testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns About HIV Testing How Risky Is It? (An Article to Help You...
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Post Exposure Prevention Male to Male to Female -- Concerned.

I recently had two regrettable things happen -- I engaged in male - male sex as the bottom, with a male unknown to me. The condom broke. It lasted for another minute or two and we figured it out. No ejaculation. He said he was neg, still I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would recommend:1. Level with your wife if you have not already done so.2. Continue your full 28-day course of PEP and follow the post-PEP testing guidelines (HIV-antibody tests at six weeks, three months and six months from the date of... Read more »

HPV & HIV

Hello Dr. Rob,I am a bisexual male. I found out about a month or so ago a male partner I had been with has HIV. I was the bottom and, because we were regularly having fun, we did forgo condoms from time to time. This sex was over a couple of years...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Kristian,Contracting HPV does not suggest your immune system is compromised. In fact the vast majority of cases of HPV have absolutely nothing to do with HIV.Your fears are unwarranted. Your intercurrent illnesses are not suggestive of HIV or... Read more »

Men performing oral sex on female with mouth cuts is the inserter or receptor?

I am a 55 yr. old male.I have been irresponsible over the last few years by frequenting the service of prostitutes. I had always used latex condoms for intercourse. However, I received and performed oral sex with this population of women.I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello N,The risk of HIV transmission from oral sex is extremely low. Your fears, even with your tongue problems, are unwarranted. Your new girlfriend's lung infection and fatigue are not worrisome for HIV. What are your chances of being HIV... Read more »

Female Symptoms

Hello Dr Luzuriaga.I am a 19 year old heterosexual male who is seeking more information on HIV symptoms in women.I was sexually active with my ex girlfriend from the beginning of november 2002 to the beginning of january 2003 (unprotected most of...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Your friend's symptoms are quite non-specific. As you may have read on this web site and elsewhere, HIV symptoms can overlap with many other illnesses, so it is very difficult to make a diagnosis based on symptoms alone. If your friend's Read more »
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Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...) are more likely to be depressed, especially if they are being treated with interferon. Other risk factors include: Being female Having a personal or family history of mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse Not having enough social... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...are in progress. Would Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? No. When used consistently and correctly, male or female condoms are likely to provide better protection against HIV and other STDs than microbicides, so they will still be... Read more »
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symptoms, hiv not from females

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...to my doctor who asked me if I was homosexual, I am not, and he said I don't need any hiv test, that I will not get it from females, I live in Seattle. Am I being worried for nothing? Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
... Now 6 weeks later I got a sore throat again but it lasted only two days as well. No fever though. Could I be experiencing hiv symptoms. Please help me I am really scared. Read more »

feeling better

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...stick to coming here. The only real symptom I've had is itching and from what I can tell it isn't usally an early symptom and female to male vaginal transmission of hiv on a one night stand with someone you don't even know is + or not seems... Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met Read more »