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Odds Of Contracting HIV Sex Toys

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted
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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.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fears about contracting HIV from your brand new Cyberskin Dream Dick are completely unwarranted. As you may have guessed, sex toys are nonreturnable! As for someone tampering with them, once again your fears are irrational and unwarranted. As it... Read more »

Oral transmission from hiv positive partner

Dearest Dr, I am a 30 yr old neg male but i had protected intercourse and UNprotected oral sex (both giving and recieving) to a male 3 weeks ago. Today he rang me to tell me he tested positive for hiv at the gum clinic but the finger test. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but never bothered to inform you? You would still be just as much at risk for HIV. The point is we all need to assume all our sex partners could be HIV infected and therefore take all the necessary measures to prevent HIV transmission. Here in... Read more »

sextoys, fleshlights (FLESHLIGHT) (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hey Doc, So i ordered a fleshlight which came via mail after 5 three days. I opened up the plastic bag in which it was contained and rinsed it in hot water and then cold water, made sure the water was going in from one end and coming out from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to think what you'll be like when you actually have sex with a human.I'll reprint below some information about fleshlight sex toys from the archives. I also suggest you spend some time perusing the information on this site, at its related links... Read more »

Cleaning Toys (SEX TOYS)

I know that we shouldn;t share toys when playing, but can someone else use my toys if I've washed them well, wiped them down with rubbing alcohol, and then ran them thru the dishwaher with a cup of bleach added?Is that enough?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...forum is excellent. I wish to support it on a regular basis. Question first. On Feb 28, I had shared a anal toy with a male bi-sexual sex worker.it was used on him first then taken out for about 1 min then inserted into me for the next 20 mins or... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...sex as safe as possible. If you would like to discuss theseissues, see a sex educator or health care provider at your local AIDS serviceorganization or treatment center. Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Hispanic/Latino men was more than double that of white men (43/100,000 vs. 20/100,000). In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) 3 represented 72% of new infections among all Hispanic/Latino men, and nearly 19% among all MSM.... Read more »
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Rash? Someone please provide 411

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
...HI everyone. I am a little concerned. I had what appears to be a VERY low risk activity for contracting HIV but all of the sudden (its been exactly a month) I developed weird spots on my chest. I cant really describe the spots but they Read more »

positive/negative relationships

Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
...And he is oftten feeling affraid and nervous about his safety and health even though he is usualy the first one to initiate sex. But the question is: Do these ( Poz/ Neg) relationships usualy work, will things get better or should I just let him... Read more »

HIV from sex toys.

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

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...anyone who is obese is not worthy of medical care because they did it to themselves. Are they too "self-inflictors"? Ricky, sex is a powerful driving force and people do have lapses in judgment surrounding sexual situations for a whole host of... Read more »