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Odds Of Contracting HIV Showering

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I Donated: Followup on anal poke in shower question

Dr. Frascino:No question...just a big thank you for answering my question and doing it so fast. It meant a great deal to me. I have mailed my check.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exactly where is this gym? I think many of our 50-something readers may be considering a change in their gym membership.Your HIV-acquisition risk from your sexy-shower is exceedingly low, but not completely nonexistent. PEP (post-exposure... Read more »

HIV risk, or myself being irrational?

Hi Dr. Bob :),I guess my concerns come from conflicting info online and the the semantics of risk... Read more »

Vigorous fingering followed by anal poke

Dear Dr. Frascino: I am a 58 year old bisexual marriend male. I foolishly went in a shower at my... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

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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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
...good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a man to contract it from a woman. Is this true??? I have not had any sexual relations to date with anyone but the man who... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...result in mar 05... one is with my current girlfreind right now,(shes negtive, thank god) so my question is what are my chances contracting this disease and maybe even spreading it more like 50-50 or 60-40.. a freind told me that i have a... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by ann666, 1 Reply
...he would pick me up. He picked me up and said he needed to go back to his house and change from his work clothes. We ended up showering together, he fed me a line of bs about how he wanted me back etc. Said he broke up with the other girl, blah,... Read more »

Celibate 21 years, now what?

Posted by stilllearning, 2 Replies
...not sure I want a lover. I think I would like a variety of guys for sex. I haven't had sex yet because I'm afraid of becoming HIV+. I've checked out several internet sites where guys want to meet each other to have sex. Most of the guys say they... Read more »