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Psoriasis After Inverted Condom Worried I Have HIV

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Negative, trush, inverted cd4/cd8

Dear experts,I am a Norwegian male 42 years old. Last September I performed oral sex on a girl who is definitely in the "low-risk"-category. I decided to forget the whole thing. However, 2-3 weeks after I developed red spots on my tongue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Norwegian,Your T-cell subsets really aren't all that "strange." T-cells are involved in many illnesses other than HIV, and often can have transient, very normal variations up and down. Have you excluded HIV infection?... Read more »

Scared with pre-existing psoriasis and recently hiv infection

I have been feeling very worried and upset since reading an article which suggests that people with... Read more »

Psoriasis and Late Stage HIV diag

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Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
Well here is my situation
had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA... Read more »

Found an open condom wrapper, so yeah I'm worried.

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
So yeah, I accidentally touched it. I'm just wondering if there's anyway to get hiv from it if there was a small amount of cum on it(so small that would notice it unless you actually touched it)

I'm also curious if this what websites are talking... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
About a month ago I foolishly had unprotected sex with a stranger in a adult video store booth. The encounter was very brief, infact, he was only inside of me for a couple seconds when I asked him to pull out of me. I realize and fully acknowledge... Read more »

inverted cd4 ratio

Posted by optiplex, 1 Reply
I just had three sec clit licking and right after 8 days i had fever , weakness , joint pain extreme dry mouth, white tongue, which continued for more than month except for fever which lasted 10 days. after 18 days i noticed swollen lymph node in... Read more »