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Rectal Bleeding After Having Sex During Period Worried I Have HIV

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort period of time. Taking Care of Yourself Any type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of HIVtransmission. While the risk of becoming infected through unprotected oral sexis lower than that...
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I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reconsider his actions and change his behavior in the future. You need to consult a competent and compassionate HIV specialist. A period of adjustment as you learn to cope with your new reality as an HIV-positive person is to be expected.... Read more »

Protected anal sex with rectal bleeding

Sorry if this question was asked before Dr Frascino, saw similars with female sex/menstruation but nothing like my particular case. Anyway, yesterday had protected insertive anal sex with a male of unknown status. During sex I noticed that there was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break, your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate latex or intact skin. No way. No how. If infected fluids Read more »

Sex at Massage Ceneter, Worried about HIV

H Dr.I am getting treated for chronic prostaitis for the last 8 years. I used to have black discharge out of my penis, abdominal pain and painful ejaculation. 8 years back I had blood in the urine and Dr did cytoscopy and he said it might be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the episode you describe would be extremely remote to nonexistent. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody Read more »

Am I infected?

Dr. Robert:Thanks for taking up my question sir. I am 34 yr old male and had anal sex with male 6 weeks ago. I used condom but it broke during intercourse and i never realized till in ejcualte and pulled out found condom was broken. They guy also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Condom failure does put you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV, particularly if your bottom guy was having rectal bleeding. Luckily you have both tested HIV negative at two weeks. Consequently, your risk of acquiring HIV is... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...diagnosed HIVer faces, it is easy to see why anxiety is so prevalent. Even those who have been HIV positive for a considerable period of time still need to cope with feeling discouraged by poor laboratory results; deciding to begin or change a... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

...to 40 for June 2009. In the first six months of 2010, the department tallied 809 HIV/AIDS cases, compared to 362 for the same period last year. Gerard Belimac, manager of the AIDS and STD prevention effort, said the department will boost its... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens in the form of bird poop ... SIGNS FROM HEAVEN (BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009) Nov 11, 2009 or via commercials and advertisements ... C'mon Bob..No more... Read more »
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Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...and i need someone to advice me... This is my story :- I'm living & working at Cameroon, and as mostly of people know that HIV is too much here as well as other African countries, and i made many relations here with women (normal or... 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 Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If U R visiting this forum on a regular basis and U have had protected sex with a prostitute (female or male), vaginal or anal, please please please be confident that CONDOMS do work. Do U think that Read more »

Worried About Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...unfortunate part is, while I was waiting for my results I was thinking the worst and realized that I did not wait the 3month window period. I went to a male STD clinic and they told me not to worry that I was fine and did not have HIV and there... Read more »