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Swallowing And HIV Testing

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Desperately Seeking Reassurance

At the end of last year i went through a period of self-destructiveness that i regret fully. In October (10/30/2009) I slept with a vietnamese prostitute in Shanghai, we were together for several days and ended up on two occasions not using a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-antibody test at week 15+ following both your tranny sexperience and your Shanghai shenanigans is definitive and conclusive. Retesting at six months is always an available option, but it's not medically warranted in my opinion. The results... Read more »

Accidentally Swallowed Cum of An HIV+

Hello Dr.Recently I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. He got himself tested for HIV with ELISA... Read more »

HIV Infection via swallowing blood?

Dear Dr. Bob,My husband and I are aid workers in Tanzania, where the prevalence of AIDS is greater... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex perform oral sex without a condom, finish up with your hand, or spit semen out and rinse with a dental wash rather than swallowing. Dental dams are squares made from latex. Put some water- or silicone-based lube on one side of the dental dam... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...someone with a very sore or dry mouth. Rinses are held in the mouth for as long as possible and should be swilled around and then swallowed. They are used at least four times a day and continued for a few days after the symptoms have gone. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Etravirine (Intelence)

...a day. It is recommended that you take etravirine following a meal. Do not take it on an empty stomach. If you have trouble swallowing etravirine, you can dissolve the tablets in water. No dose adjustments are recommended for patients with mild... Read more »
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swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies, and some sowllen glands in my neck for 3 months. this all stated after i kissed a girl and i sucked her cracked lips, i swallowed her bload, i saw the bload, so i am sure. and she was hiv positive. do u think this severe difficulty... Read more »

Really worried about the Test!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pulled out every time. I have not had unprotected anal since. I have had unprotected oral sex since then. I absolutely hate swallowing so I don't and won't. I have all these weird colds within the last month so I am scared. I thought I had thrush... Read more »

Anxiety over test tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tomorrow. I have been careless and not always practiced safe sex. Although I always used the "pull-out" method and I never swallowed semen either(does that pose less of a risk?) I never worried about it until my last boyfriend. Although he... Read more »

recent exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I recently learned that i have had oral sex (swallowed semen) with someone who was tested positive> can HIV be transmitted this way? Read more »