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Pain In Balls After Touching Vaginal Secretions Sign Of HIV AIDS

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Can I get HIV from vaginal fluids touching my balls?

Hi there Doc,I love this site and everything you do man...stops idoits like me from going out of out minds! Anyway..Can you get HIV from vaginal fluids that get on your balls or other genital area during sex. We always use condoms but i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max. HIV cannot permeate intact skin and that includes the intact skin covering the family jewels and your nether regions -- your entire "home entertainment center," so to speak. Just continue to cover your stump before you hump... Read more »

Vaginal secretion and HIV

hi,Is it possible to have HIV transmission if the woman masturbates than touches the penis for... Read more »

rubbing eyes with vaginal secretions ?blood?

Dear Dr. Bob,It is me again and everyday I rush to the computer several times and get disappointed... Read more »
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Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

A new study of great importance for HIV infected women is being designed bythe CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) as a sub-study of the HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Levels of HIV in Genital Secretions Predict Infectiousness

HIV-1 RNA concentrations in semen and vaginal secretions can be used as a marker for HIV transmission risk, suggests a new two-year study of serodiscordant heterosexual couples in Africa. The relation was independent of plasma HIV-1 concentrations,... Read more »
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A "Negative" Outlook: Dr. Steve Natterstad Shares Secrets to a Successful Magnetic Relationship

Steven M. Natterstad, M.D. When "Dr. Steve" isn't responding to questions from our Spanish-speaking readers on TheBody.com's Tratamientos forum , he runs the Frascino Medical Group, which provides comprehensive care for people living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives . . .

National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta was a great success! Over 1,000 people were tested in four metro locations, including street outreach at Five Points MARTA Station (151 tested); Lindbergh MARTA Station (167 tested); American Red Cross (211... Read more »
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Vaginal Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test 2 years ago and it was negative, she has been married for 4 years and has a child from a previous... Read more »

vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »

Struggling with Dad's Loss & Secrets

Posted by BabuGirl, 4 Replies
My father died in June - having been in the hospital with Pneumonia since April. It was not until a few days before he died that the kids were told that he had AIDS. The stories are not clear - he knew about it for about 15 years, I think he... Read more »

living with hiv in secretly

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello my fellow hiv positive friends, my name is Diane and ive been hiv positive since 1995, actually that's when i got sick with pcp and ended up in the hospital, and learned i had aids, i was virtually stunned, i was in such denile!, i did not use... Read more »