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Runny Nose After Sensual Massage Worried I Have HIV

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Worried sick of possible HIV infection

I am new to this site but have found great info. here. I have searched archives and found some answers but have a wierd possible exposure story. I am male heterosexual, 85 days ago I went to an oriental massage parlor. Female of unknown status...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while two people are having nookie? The best I can offer is that if the latex condom was used properly and didn't break, your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent.2.Oil-based lube can denature latex, weakening it such that the risk of... Read more »

massage and menstrual blood

Hello Dr. BobI have approched your forum before, I am a very anxious person about this, so I have... 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... Read more »
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What have I done....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received unprotected oral sex from a massage girl in Beijing. 4 weeks later I got a bad cold with a sore throat and really runny nose. I first thought this was just because I did two transatlantic flights in a weekend and was run down but then... 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 »

Runny nose?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sorry if this sounds stupid but I know ARS brings around flu like symptoms and was wondering if a runny nose was one of them? Read more »

Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
...are NOT what one may typically expect with ARS. This does not say that if you have these, you definitely don't have ARS (or HIV). However, these symptoms are much more indicative of one of the numerous flu viruses and common cold viruses which... Read more »