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Can you tell me more on white pubes?

Hey Ryan!Remember me! The guy that asked about the white pubic hairs. I was wondering if you could tell me more about this symptom? Such as why it's happened to me when i'm only 18 years old? (I know it happens as you get older, say in your 70s!)...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...it's safe to say that this has nothing to do with sexually transmitted infections. I've never known anyone who has dyed their pubic hair, but I'm sure that it's been done!RMK Read more »

HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and took it out to only find a pubic hair. Can HIV be passed this way?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm really curious how you knew the hair in your crepe was actually a pubic hair! Oh never mind. It really doesn't matter, because even if it were a pubic hear, your HIV risk would be nonexistent. Dr. Bob Read more »

Could I be infected with hiv?

Hello ! My name is Darrius, I have just been diagnosed with hsv-2! I believe I got the disease from a young lady I was messing with! I shaved my pubic hair and I cut my self! 2 days later I had sex with her and she bled on me! two days after that I...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...sero-status, get an HIV test, and repeat it in 6 months. With the information you are providing, it is unlikely that you acquired HIV infection with that contact. Read more »

Can I get infected if?

Neither by boyfriend or I have ever had any STD. Just recently my boyfriend was shaving his pubic hairs and he go a little razor cut in his penis. It had already scabbed and 2 days later we had sexual intercourse and the scab fell off. It scabbed a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...tract or anal canal with HIV infected blood (such as could be present in this wound) during sexual contact could transmit HIV infection. This being said, if your boyfriend is not infected with HIV, then there is nothing to worry about. Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by ann666, 1 Reply
...hadn't had time to pick her things up. We went to bed, I gave him oral unprotected an notices a sore near the border of his pubic hair way up top. He said it was just a scratch he got. I told him I was no longer in the mood to have sex, he kept... Read more »

folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I KNOW symptoms do not equal hiv, and I KNOW I need to see a doc for symptoms, but I have to wait until I get paid. I have a red bump on my leg a little smaller than a penny. It hurts. Could this be folliculitis? I've had several ingrown hairs in my... Read more »

DONT SHAVE PUBES

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
the abrased skin are an entry way for hiv...it is now proven Read more »

Infection vs anxiety and test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had a low/medium risk encounter (had proctected sex, but during foreplay my penis touched her pubic hair, and had oral sex unprotected for small time). since then i exprienced tyrhoid inflamattion (difficulty to breath), light abdominal Read more »