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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 »

Menstrual Blood and HIV

Please Dr. Frascino...i will donate $100USD if you respond to my plea!!About 1.5 months ago, i had sex with an asian sex worker...to make a long story short, she had her period and i got it all over my pubic hair region. I had a condom on but I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV risk remains extremely low at best, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV in infected blood cannot penetrate intact skin. Assuming the skin in your pubic are was intact, your HIV risk from the menstrual... Read more »

Scared girl from torino

Dear Doctorplease i'm 17old scared girl;i had protected sex with a guyof unknow status;i got pubis seborrheic dermatitis (itches ,irrritation and red spot).before intercourse he precum and probably touched my pube!i m so scared to get infected;i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bit confused about your gender, but certainly not hopeless. Your HIV transmission risk from possibly getting pre-cum on your "pube," which might be mildly irritated, is essentially nonexistent. If you are worried, get HIV tested in three months,... Read more »

Sex with a condom

Hi Dr,I am writing from the UK. Last year almost (12 months ago)while I was on business trip to Germany I was unfaithful to my wife and had sex with another woman of unknown HIV status. I used a condom properly which did not break. Of late though I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. If you're at all worried, a single rapid HIV test will provide a definitive test result in as few as 20 minutes. The results will undoubtedly be negative. Your problem isn't HIV; it's guilt... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she pulled out a Condom from her hand bag and tried to... 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 »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well. I've Read more »

Re flesh wound

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...may have travelled from my finger to my wrist flesh wound via water drop or when the girl touched my wrist after touching her pubic hair and possibly outside genital area Read more »