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Silicon Based Lube And Hiv Transmission

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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One approach to lowering this risk is called "harm reduction." If you do not want to abstain from sex (not have sex
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Silicone Injections for HIV-Facial Lypoatrophy?

Dear Dr. Bob,I have had a recent consultation with a local expert on what appears to be the most promising, cost effective and seemingly permanent correction of facial lypoatrohpy. Everything, thusfar, leads me to what is called "highly purified...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...develop a treatment that stops the fat loss and may even regenerate lost fat? If your cheeks are already puffed up with more silicone than a Vegas showgirl's boobs, what happens when the natural fat comes back? You could wind up looking like a... Read more »

Bitte antworten Sie!!! worried in Germany!!!maybe PEP required

Dear Sir,Whilst visiting London i was on a bus when this very strange lady left her buggy with her baby at some designated space for buggies-baby on it!!- and took a sit at the back of the bus pushing everyone on her way and looking very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Guy from Cologne,The chances you were impaled by an aggressive baby buggy-pushing psychopath on a London bus and contracted HIV are nonexistent. Sure the baby buggy gal may well be totally loony tunes, but your chance of acquiring HIV from her... Read more »

Silicone Lubricants (LUBRICANTS)

A reader posed a question to you asking if silicon was safe for anal sex but did not mention the use to condoms. My question is, aside from acquiring STDS, is silicone safe for use without condoms, that is, safe in the rectum for anal sex - ie...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lubricants are safe and no, they will not get absorbed. For completeness I'll repost below just one of many questions from the archives discussing lubricants.Dr. BobQTND: lubricants... mmmmJul 6, 2006 Hi Doctor Frascino First of all, thank you!... Read more »

Why is it Silicone lube is safe to use in my body?

The boyfriend and I have an on going question about how it is Silicone lube could be safe since it goes inside my body when we have sex. Does any of the silicone get absorbed by my body? Or are the molecules to big for that to happen? Just worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...crystals can cause cuts in the mucus membrane, increasing your risk of an infection with longer time to recover.I direct an HIV prevention education program for a large hospital system, but I have never come across this information before. Can... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Silicon Valley AIDS Center to Close

...the Silicon Valley AIDS Leadership Center. SVALC, the only organization in Santa Clara County focused exclusively on fighting HIV/AIDS, will close its doors by year's end, said James Lee, the center's chairperson. According to Lee, the $100,000... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
...is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello. I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore Read more »

como...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!todos los doctores mienten?

Posted by Asa, 1 Reply
...infectologa que visite fue a los 8 meses de mi situacion de riesgo, ahora si seria verdad que se puede seroconvertir despues de los sies mesem, no me huviese mandado otra prueba ya que estaba por entrar en los nueve. Por favor dejemonos de... Read more »