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Rimming Afraid I Have AIDS

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Ask the Experts

rim or not to rim

Dear Gumba,Since there has never been a case of HIV being transmitted through being on the receiving end (ha ha)of a rimjob, why can it not be considered sfae sex such as grindng ! There has to be something that people can do without getting worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,". . . sfae sex such as grindng!"??? Huh?There are lots of things people can do without getting worried. Is rimming one of them? Well, from an HIV perspective the fact that there have been no recorded cases of getting HIV from... Read more »

HIV transmission and rimming

Do I have to ever worry about catching hiv from a guy that is rimming me?... Read more »

HIV+ rimmer to HIV- receiver (RIMMING 2008)

i am hiv- & have met a guy who is hiv+... he says that he would love to preform oral to anal on... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Education: "People Are Afraid to Touch Them"

Oxford University and South African researchers are working on a two-year study of child caregivers in families affected by HIV/AIDS. More than 7,000 people in three South African provinces -- about 6,000 children and 1,500 guardians -- will be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Homeless and Pregnant, Women Afraid to Seek Care

Edmonton's needle exchange program, Streetworks, on some days looks more like a prenatal clinic. Since 2005, Alberta has logged 14 congenital syphilis cases from an outbreak that also affects many potential Streetworks clients. "We're the needle... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington: Everything Teens Want to Know About Sex ... But Were Afraid to Ask, Can Be Found at Scarleteen.com

Scarleteen.com is a judgment-free teen-oriented resource about sex, the body, emotions, how to co-exist with adults, and communicating to make informed decisions. The Web site is the nine-year-old brainchild of Heather Corinna, 37, a Seattle-based... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Group Director Concerned Over Wyoming Proposal Allowing Pharmacists to Deny Prescriptions

Wyoming AIDS Project Director Pamela Reamer Williams said she fears that pharmacists might turn away HIV/AIDS patients if a proposal that would allow pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions based on personal beliefs is approved, the AP/ Billings... Read more »
Connect With Others

getting paranoid...afraid of hiv

Posted by robbieb, 1 Reply
I'm getting terrified I have HIV. Here are my exposures in the last year. Am I screwed?

One blowjob given to completion with swallowing

One partial BJ/rimming

Two times guys tried to penetrate my ass no more than 3 attempts and they didn't seem to... Read more »

Risk of Rimming

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, all...Does anyone know of any cases of hiv transmission due to rimming? It seems to be the case that there are none. My exposure was being rimmed by a sex worker.. no other contact except a hand job....and I am worried...

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Afraid to tell my parents about my HIV

Posted by aug27, 4 Replies
I have been HIV + since sept of 2005. I curently live at home with my parents and have not told them that I have HIV. It is getting harder and harder to do and I am getting more distant from them. I love them very much but I think it would absoulty... Read more »

family members afraid

Posted by koko, 6 Replies
I need some suggestions here. My father has AIDS and my sister (whose only 4) may be HIV pos. They are both visiting from out of town and I've noticed a lot of ignorance when it comes to 2 of my family members and how it's spread. Please someone,... Read more »