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Sex Toys Afraid I Have HIV

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Second time asking. Please reply.. (FLESHLIGHT FEARS, 2010) (SEX TOYS, 2010)

Hi Doctor,I've used a fleshlight i bought recently without washing it at all( no water no alcohol etc. I just lube it and use immediately). It was sealed in a plastic bag. It felt a bit moist when i took it out from the sealed bag.Is it possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...think what you guys will do when you actually have sex with a real live person, as opposed to some squishy plastic thingy.Your HIV/STD risk is nonexistent. See below.Dr. BobFleshlight Fears (FLESHLIGHT) (SEX TOYS, 2009) Nov 11, 2009Hey doc,your... Read more »

Fleshlight Fears (FLESHLIGHT) (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hey doc, your website is extremely helpful and informative. Thank you for doing the work that... Read more »

Do I have HIV? Depressed for a year with worry, Please Help!

Hi Dr. BobI have been reading your posts daily since the last year. You are very informative and I... Read more »
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Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
...And he is oftten feeling affraid and nervous about his safety and health even though he is usualy the first one to initiate sex. But the question is: Do these ( Poz/ Neg) relationships usualy work, will things get better or should I just let him... Read more »

Is there anyone in NYC I can talk to?

Posted by espoirnyc, 8 Replies
...at all. Telling my family is out of the question right now. I can recall more than one occasion when my mother referred to AIDS as God's punishment for sinful f-gs. (I have not told her I am gay for obvious reasons...) The point of my post is... Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...now Im scared that some of his precum might have gotten on my lips. What are the chances he might have infected me if he has HIV? I really wanna get tested but i have to wait a few more weeks since im still in that window period thing. oh i... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...there are no innocent victims. HIV is a viral illness, not a tool of self destruction. I have seen thousands of folks with HIV/AIDS over the past quarter century and I can assure you none not a single one wanted to be infected. Yes, some have... Read more »