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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount
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Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...shared some food with a person I had only know for a day. Secondly, thus may be a silly question, but can HIV be transmitted by touching a steering wheel (hands get sweaty) then touching your willy? Thanks a lot! Response from Dr. Frascino Hello,... Read more »


Dear Doctor,This is the first time I am posting on this board and at this moment I am really really scared and freaked out. I am a married man and currently trying to make my wife conceive. On April 6, 2006, for some unknown reason, I chatted with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are married and currently trying to make your wife conceive, so you chatted online with a guy and decided to hook up???? Hmmm . . . that seems an odd way to get your wife preggers. As for the "some unknown reason" this happened, I... Read more »

Followup to Self-Infected

Dear Doctor,This is with reference to my post titled "Self-infected???" to which you kindly responded on April 21, 2006.I had since taken your advice,told my wife and continued on our pregnancy endevors. We haven't had success yet but lately I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...membrane which readily absorbs HIV. So given the possible high concentration of HIV on my trousers, lack of soap usage and the touching of the foreskin and urethra, have I self-infected myself? It will be a terrible outcome if this was to happen.... Read more »

spreading of infection

Hello,hope this question doesn't sound stupid.When I go to the toilet I am afraid to touch the flush button in case semen on my finger may get on it and maybe a woman will touch it and get pregnant if she puts her finger in her vagina. Or maybe get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The pregnancy or STD risk is nonexistent. Your need for psychiatric/psychological help in confronting irrational fears is, on the other hand, very existent indeed.Dr. Bob Read more »
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Opportunistic Infections

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...the animal is healthy. Adults should also assure that children wash their hands after handling a reptile or bird, or after touching its environment. What can a person do to prevent this illness? There is no vaccine to prevent... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual... Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...urine; or after contact with objects that they've touched such as cups, pacifiers, utensils, toys and diapers. Refraining from touching your eyes, nose and mouth in these situations is important, as well as not sharing food or drinks with them.... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies when I went in. I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease myself when he suddenly extended his hand and touched the crotch area of my still-zipped jeans and hurriedly left the scene. I was disgusted by his act that I... Read more »

hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...However.. it's a condom that she gave me.. I don't know if she was with others before me that night (I guess she was).. Her hands touched my genitals and the groin area.. I don't remember having any wounds.. I know the odds for hiv are not... Read more »

Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I'm always careful not to sit on public toilets (I'm female), I pee while standing up, like guys do, I don't wanna touch anyone else's pee or blood or whatever. So tonight I was at a public toilet in a bar, I dropped my pants and underwear to the Read more »

Possible infection? - For experts

Posted by inc0gnito, 1 Reply
...possible urinary infection. -Monday 9th (today) She tells me that shes feeling some ache at the groin and armpit. I make her touch the armpit one and she doesnt identify anything like a ball or something, so I guess that can be muscular. ... Read more »