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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...you are HIV positive If you protect yourself in these ways, you do not need to be afraid of getting or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) Sharing exercise equipment Bug bites
Ask the Experts

Condom broke while fuckin' in the shower

Yesterday I did a random hook up. I tried my best to protect myself. I did oral with a condom on, and the guy topped me with condom on. After while, we went into the shower and he ****** me. I forgot for how long, then he took out his penis, and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 1,000 exposures. Your risk would be less, as we don't know the HIV status of your shower boy. If you're still in contact with him, you could offer to get rapid HIV tests together. (He should be... Read more »

condom broke in vaginal intercourse, possibility of infection?

Hello Dr Frascino, First of all I would to thank you for providing scientific and accurate information on the Internet. Im a man of 30 years in good health. I had last Friday a sexual intercourse with a girl I had met that night...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
HiThe CDC's estimated per-act risk statistic for acquisition of HIV via unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated-risk would be lower, as we don't know the HIV... Read more »

living with an infected person

i live with a person with hep. c. i am concerned because the person has scabs all over her and and she doesnt cover them up and touches everything. by having a scab on my hand and touching something she has touched with her scabs, can i get hep. c?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
HCV is spread by blood to blood contact, so none of the exposures you describe are of concern. Read more »

I use the same bathroom as an HIV infected person

My room-mate, (let's call him JUNKMAN) is HIV +. While I can assure you that I am quite straight, I am extremely concerned about getting HIV from either the toilet seat or the shower. I'm not being paranoid, it's just this guy is flamboyantly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you're straight as a lawn dart and Junkman is gay enough to bottom for Liberace, the only way you are going to contract his HIV infection using the same bathroom is if you decide to have unsafe sex with Junkman.HIV is not transmitted by casual... Read more »
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What Are Opportunistic Infections?

... Table of Contents Basic Facts Preventing and Treating OIs OIs and Women Most Common Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV-Positive People Basic Facts While many viruses can be controlled by the immune system , HIV targets... Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that... Read more »
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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 »

getting tested today...infected for sure

Posted by infectedboy, 4 Replies
exposure > protected vag intercourse with dirty sex worker while drunk...condom didn't 'break' but not sure it was used "properly" and i think i was sloppy taking it off ... unprotected blow job and remember her saying she had sore in mouth... Read more »

infected?

Posted by olefaithful1, 1 Reply
...I found out my husband is hiv pos,his tcell count if over 570+ we played in the shower,with soap I masterbated him off,and it was all over my hand and me,though I washed off while still under the shower,is there Read more »

Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm back with OCD going full swing. After getting my negative at 87 days. To be exact, a day after, I got a rash all over my trunk, arms , hands and some in the thighs which was a fine pink rash which eventually joined together to form one... Read more »