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Reasons For Painful Intercourse

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...risk of becoming infected. You might become infected with HIV after a single exposure. That can happen the first time you engage in a risky activity. Also, these studies were based on a specific group of people. There is no reason to believe that the results apply to other groups, or to the general population. What Activities Are Most Risky? The highest risk of becoming infected with HIV is from sharing needles to inject drugs with...
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Haven't found a case like mine

I'm worried, sad and angry with this situation that wasnt caused at all by me, but for the stupidness of a friend of an ex friend. To not make it much larger, the day we met after some silly games, we decided to have mutual oral sex, and not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let me get this straight. After repeated oral sex your ex-gal-pal threw herself into your arms and "before you could notice she introduced her vagina on your penis but you weren't aware of it and didn't feel nothing" until your penis felt... Read more »

Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks !

Hi DR. I'm 32 years healthy male, I have had unprotected vaginal sex with a women that told me lately that she is poz for 2 years now and she is untreated yet, after 15 days, I had fever of 37.7 C for more than 3 weeks ,muscle pain, white tong,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Salut Mec de Montreal,Je suis dsol d'apprendre ton histoire mdicale difficile et terrifiante. Le fait que tes tests 12 semaines aprs l'exposition restent ngatifs est de bonne nouvelles. a c'est trs encourageant. Pour la plupart les gens qui sont... Read more »

HIV risk????

Dr Robert,Last week I had sex with an escort which is probably a high risk exposure. This is my first time. I had protected sex with her for may be 10 minutes and when I ejaculated I washed my hands and then cleaned my stuff. I am concerned about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...acute retroviral syndrome.Put the life insurance policies down and step away from the hara-kiri knife. There is absolutely no reason to "freak out." If you remain worried despite my reassurance, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I totally disagree with your doctor. I have discussed the "Swiss Study" repeatedly in this forum. My assessment has not changed. Unprotected sex between magnetic couples remains a risk for HIV transmission, even when the HIV plasma viral load has... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its mouth parts. Several reasons help explain why this is so. First, infected people do not have constantly high levels of HIV in their... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women living in both resource-rich and resource-poor settings are vulnerable to HIV infection through sex for a variety of reasons, often arising from positions of dependence and an inability to insist upon the use of male condoms. Because... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...after 12 to 14 weeks of pregnancy, unless there is a medical reason to start earlier, such as a very high viral load. The main reason for waiting is to avoid any possible negative effects of the drugs on the fetus during the early stages of its... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...HIV: Get tested. Although some people feel symptoms when they've been newly infected with HIV, most people don't. That's one reason why HIV continues to spread throughout the world: Millions of people are estimated to be living with HIV without... Read more »
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HELP - Abdominal pain question

Posted by solost, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, the past 3 weeks has been hell on earth for me and I understand the next couple of months will be the same. I've done quite enough research on hiv but I just wanted to hear from the perspective of others. I am 23 years old and a... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Very scared to be infected

Posted by UltraScared33, 3 Replies
My past sexual acts were protected insertive anal intercourse with trannies street sex workers plus unprotected oral insertive, plus some deep kissing with these trannies. Assumed I'm 99,9999% sure the condoms never broke because I constantly kept... Read more »

weird timing or bad luck?

Posted by axe01, 1 Reply
...me draw blood to check for other STD's... didn't think anything of it until 3-4 days later when my leg started to hurt for no reason. It was a sort of "moving pain" throughout my shin and calf this lasted for 4-5 days and then I began to... Read more »