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Odds Of Getting AIDS Giving Handjob

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Aids from Giving Handjob

Hello,I recently gave a handjob to a stranger and his semen came in contact with a very small but "open" cuticle. Besides the fact that I have been constantly beating myself up over the experience....my first homosexual encounter (I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, your worry is not realistic. Your problem seems to be the guilt associated with your first homosexual encounter. I strongly recommend you get counseling to help you sort out your sexual identity concerns, as well as your irrational fears... Read more »

STD from giving a handjob?

I recently was getting a massage. Turns out she was a transexual. I gave her a handjob. No other... Read more »
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Getting and Giving Support

In 1994, HIV came knockin' at my door! I tested positive in February of that year. I had lost my lover several months earlier, which is what made me feel that I should get tested. I cannot say whether he had the virus or not, but I needed to know... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection drug users a mean of... Read more »
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Odds and Ends

Benefits of Resistance Testing During Pregnancy The usefulness of resistance tests for HIV-positive pregnant women may outweigh their drawbacks. Resistance testing -- a way of measuring to which drugs a person's HIV is likely to be resistant -- is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Agency Gives Women HIV/AIDS Support

Since 2000, the nonprofit HIV/AIDS education outreach and support agency Working Wonders has offered services to women, children, adolescents, and families in Cathedral City. When women walk into the agency, many are concerned about how the disease... Read more »
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whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
A few days ago I ended up going to a Lapdance bar with friends while working in the USA. After much beer and coaxing from my friends I ended up getting a private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which... Read more »

Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »

ARE THE ODDS INCORRECT???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Most of the people, if not all resources, say the chances for getting HIV through insertive vaginal is 5/10000 right??? Well, half of 10000 is 5000, right??? So, realistically speaking, i dont think ANYBODYwould have unprotected sex with a poz or... Read more »