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Worried Sick of a possible HIV exposure

Hi Doctor BobThis is my question... I had vaginal sex with a sex worker a week ago.. I used a latex condom... It was provided by her but I remember seeing the brand name "durex" on the pack. Here's what happened... I was having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The information and reassurance you request is already waiting for you in the archives! Have a look.Briefly:1. When a condom breaks, it's usually not subtle. Remember, latex condoms are really just pieces of very thin plastic stretched... Read more »

BURNING SENSATIONS

I initially found out i had syphilis in conjunction with my hiv... probably had syphilis for... Read more »

Burning sensation in arms

Doctors, thank you for your excellent service. I was only recently dianosed as HIV positive (Fall... Read more »
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Women Alive

Diagnosis 18 Months Later

To tell...Or not to tell is a burning question for people with HIV infection, especially those who are not part of the gay community. I've read comments in the news media implying a certain criticism of individuals who make their status asecret, ... Read more »
TheBody.com

A Litany for Burning Condoms

Christopher Jones To commemorate this year's World AIDS Day, I choose to lift the act of burning condoms. As provocative and challenging such a move may sound, I truly believe it is a type of ritual act that is radical enough to deepen... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: University Warns Students About Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure After Exercise

First Nations University of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan, is currently trying to locate students who participated in the Northern Health Science Access Program's blood-typing exercise between 2002 and 2011, to alert them that they may have been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
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Possible Exposure from blood stain on bed

Posted by RickyR, 1 Reply
On 2/10/13 I went to the ER for stomach pains, diarrhea, nausea and chills. When I was getting my blood drawn the nurse had to step out for 2-3 minutes and placed the gloves on the bed. While I was waiting I noticed a blood stain where the gloves... Read more »

Can ARS happen in 3 days after possible exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had unprotected anal sex as the insertive partner 4 weeks ago with someone whose status is questionable. I knew I was stupid but I didn't know I was this stupid. The act lasted less than one minute. I didn't have any visible nick or cut on the... Read more »

Possible exposure and ARS symptoms questions

Posted by dot1974, 1 Reply
Hi there,

I had a potential risky exposure two and a half weeks ago. I am a gay male and another male tried to penetrate me anally. I could feel there were trying to push in (it was a little sore) but it wasn't full penetration as I'm not a... Read more »

Possible Exposure

Posted by rayk12345, 1 Reply
I met with a stripper and had unprotected vaginal insertion for about 15-20 seconds and I'm very scared now. This is my 4th week

The symptoms of body aches,tiredness,neckpain,headache ( all severe) started around 5 days after my exposure. Have my... Read more »