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Red Spots After Sharing Sex Toys Worried I Have HIV

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Worried (SNORTING COCAINE THROUGH A ROLLED-UP DOLLAR BILL OR STRAW, 2010)

Hi thereNever used this site before, but looks really informal.Last night I took cocaine and was sharied a rolled up note several times with an HIV infected man (didn't find this out until today). I had a nose bleed earlier on in the evening but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...notice any blood nor was I looking.My nose was bloody for days afterward when blowing it.Exactly 14 days later I awoke to four red bumps in my groin area,dermatologist said could be bites or could be viral,two days after that I came down with a... Read more »

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,... Read more »

Shared Cocaine Snorting Straw With Someone, and Worried (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2008)

About two weeks ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend twice in one night. Now I am... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...ketamine. It would be tempting to blame the outbreak on the (non-injection) drug use seen in these men, since sharing straws or bumpers to sniff drugs is a known way to pass hepatitis C. As well, since the outbreaks have occurred in poz men who... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
Connect With Others

Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...Hey all, i'm so worried about myself and i need someone to advice me... This is my story :- I'm living & working at Cameroon, and as mostly of people Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...and there were some red blot on the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...up with this concept if they didnt think that condoms do actually work? Just wanted to put my two cents in. What you should worry about is, learn how to properly use a male and/or female condom. Of course make sure that the condoms are NOT LAMB... Read more »