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Pain In Urethra Could I Have HIV

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Urethra Cotton Swab Test

Hi,I went to my local health department to get STI testing. One of the things they did is shove a cotton swab up my urethra and turn it. I was in severe pain, and got dizzy afterwards, and then threw up. I just wanted to know that if it was possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The cotton swab rammed up the one-eyed monster is not exactly a pleasant experience. I've seen a few folks get dizzy and lots of folks curse like Al Sweringen on Deadwood, but I haven't seen anybody barf afterward. I'll bet that... Read more »

burning in urethra

age 68 yrs. had unprotected sex on 15 06 2011. got terrible bladder pain next day. got elisa test... Read more »

vaginal fluids on urethra(donation on the way)

Good afternoon good people, I had possibly exposure 53 day ago with prostitute (HIV status... Read more »
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HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using another persons sexual fluid to masturbate with. Does it just take a... Read more »

Swab from urethra

Posted by boydanny81
is a swab from urethra can detect std ? tpha neg vdrl non reacted hiv neg Read more »

urethra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
exposure =broken condom
no ulcer or bumps on penis head, but there is a dark pigmented spot on the side, HIV infection?

Please respond, going nuts

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Urethra...?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, here is what many will think is a DUMB question, but I wanted to ask anyway...Assuming penile/vaginal sex, for a man to catch the virus, he has to have an opening on his penis..assuming there is no cuts or open sores, then the only place it can... Read more »