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Sex Toys And Negative HIV Test

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The Body

HIV Testing 101

...test positive for HIV. Want to learn more about HIV testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns About HIV Testing How Risky Is It? (An Article to Help You Decide if You Need to Get Tested) ...
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Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Although I don't know what "a few episodes of drichea . . ." are, I would say your two negative HIV tests to date are encouraging, but not conclusive. I agree you should have a three-month test to get a... Read more »

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
...agree with the assessment you received from the Government Sexual Health Clinic. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent and HIV testing is not warranted.It's worrisome that you're this freaked out about HIV and you've never even had sex with a... Read more »

sextoys, fleshlights (FLESHLIGHT) (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hey Doc, So i ordered a fleshlight which came via mail after 5 three days. I opened up the plastic bag in which it was contained and rinsed it in hot water and then cold water, made sure the water was going in from one end and coming out from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Although I don't know what "a few episodes of drichea . . ." are, I would say your two negative HIV tests to date are encouraging, but not conclusive. I agree you should have a three-month test to get a... Read more »

Hepatitis Testing and HIV

Dr. McGovern, I received a hepatitis b antibody test ~19 weeks after a potentially risky encounter. The encounter was comprised of a shared sex toy. i was anally penetrated by a sex toy that was possibly used on someone else prior to it being used...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes, I would also test for HCV and HIV to be certain those are negative.If you had acquired hepatitis B infection, by 19 weeks I would have expected your hepatitis B core to be positive...so since Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

... Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and Other Sex Toys Risk From Specific Sexual Practices Anal Intercourse Vaginal Intercourse ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...for the person performing it, particularly if he or she swallows semen, vaginal fluids, or menstrual fluids. Sharing sex toys without sterilizing them: This can allow HIV to be transmitted from one partner to the next one who uses the toy. ... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 30, 2009

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Sex Toys

Posted by Anonymous
...sex practices but describes himself as a bottom. I have searched for information about transmission of HIV thru the use of sex toys and all the articles discuss sharing sex toys. I have not shared this dildo with anyone. Most of the articles... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. Read more »

Thank You

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »

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

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...anyone who is obese is not worthy of medical care because they did it to themselves. Are they too "self-inflictors"? Ricky, sex is a powerful driving force and people do have lapses in judgment surrounding sexual situations for a whole host of... Read more »