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Pubic Hair Worried I Have HIV

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My Doctor says HIV can travel down pubic hair - worried

Hi Doctor Bob,I had sex with a girl of positive status but I used a condom. I am 22 and really worried cause my GP says that abstinence is the only way to truly prevent HIV transmission because he says HIV can attach to and travel along pubic hair...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi James and Jeneane,Your GP told you "HIV can attach to and travel along pubic hair and therefore into the interior of the condom where it could then enter any breaks in the skin or possible the urethra and that Read more »

Pubic Hair

Dear Dr. Bob,You are the greatest psyhcologist! I have a question for you that may be odd.One day i... Read more »

One eyed pirate

dear doctor Bob,I would like to ask if i should be worried and if i need to test.I went out with... Read more »
Articles
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well as the anxiety that can be brought on by an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and disclosure worries. HELP ... I don't know what's happening to me Aug 20, 2010 Whether genetically, biologically or... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
Connect With Others

folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...me. It's not a bug bite.... I don't know what it is, and I know folliculitis can be linked with HIV. I tested, but am still worried. Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

hiv symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...looked it almost broke so i took it off and put a new 1 on and finished now iam haveing two knots in between my leg and pubic hair but thats all is this lymph nodes and do u think iam infected Read more »

To all the worried wells...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...specific to HIV alone, but at least filter out the symptoms that are totally out of the blue. Why do we need to know if your pubes are falling out? What does it mean if your knees look odd? How does this apply to HIV in any way? 5) Before you... Read more »