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HIV- Immune Desease - Sex toys - Tests

Hello Dr. Francino!Well I know you ve answered this kind of question before, but I am a particular case, so please try to read.4 weeks ago I bought a love doll with an artificial vagina separately, all packed, and writing made in China.I used it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Betty had been cheating on you and maybe had unsafe sex with an HIV-infected postman before she was delivered to your mailbox?) Testing was not warranted. There is always a chance for a false-positive HIV test; however, such results are quite... Read more »

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... Read more »

sti and sex toys

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HIV Testing 101

...Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender (F to M) Transgender (M to F) Vaginal Intercourse (Insertive) ... Read more »
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Myths About HIV

...transmitted disease. But in rare cases, they can still get HIV. One report tells of a lesbian who was infected through sharing sex toys with an HIV-positive woman. Also, some women who consider themselves lesbians occasionally have sex with men,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted... Read more »
American Association for World Health

What We Can Do: Motivate and Educate! Sample Activities for HIV/AIDS Awareness

...teens talk about their personal experiences with HIV/AIDS. [See " HIV/AIDS Education Videos ."] Distribute information on HIV testing and prevention. [See " Factsheets ."] Distribute " Myth Versus Reality " and " HIV/AIDS Quiz " from this book.... Read more »
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HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...get tested but i have to wait a few more weeks since im still in that window period thing. oh i forgot....i also used a sex toy from him....a fake vagina to be exact. It was wrapped in a towel for what seemed at least a few hours, maybe even... Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...patient's CD4 or T cell count drops below 200 or (s)he is diagnosed with one of the AIDS defining opportunistic infections. TESTING: A blood test shows whether HIV antibodies are carried in the blood. Certain conditions can cause a false... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A couple of nights ago something woprrying happened to me. A guy was fingering me and, before I could react, he withdrew, fingered himself briefly, and then put his fingers back in. How concerned should I be? Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...and ended up having sex with his 20th chatmate. The steamy eyeball threatens to be his last as Argo -- his latest cyber boy toy -- has infected him with HIV. Luigi says he started chatting on the Internet at 16, and has had sex with 20... Read more »