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Swallowing Precum Scared To Get Tested

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Tired of this fear ruling my life... Is my test conclusive?

I was with my husband in early 2006 around april he had been stationed in south korea for 1 year. We had sex 2 or 3 times unprotected, he did not ejaculate inside me. I also swallowed some semen. Well he let me know that he had cheated on me, wanted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...shake your unwarranted worries, you could consider getting another HIV test. It's not warranted medically, but if it puts your fears permanently to rest, it may be worth the effort psychologically.Be well. Stay well. (Yes, you are indeed... Read more »

To swallow or not to swallow

I recently gave a blow job to a man I am seeing but I don't know his std status. He told me he got... Read more »

spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...just a feeling on general malaise. At this point (2.5 weeks after possible exposure) I am still having these symptoms and am scared that it is seroconversion. I know they say that oral sex is low risk but because i swallowed and becuase my throat... Read more »

So scared...don't know what to do....

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...he was and we had been having unprotected sex for like 6 months since we were sure we were monogamous with eachother. He got tested before we were together, but it was during the window period. He received a call from a friend that a girl he... Read more »

im so scared please help

Posted by 2worried, 3 Replies
...so i freaked out thinking "omg there was a passageway into my bloodstream, if i had oral with a positive person." I am sooo scared. What can you say about all of this??? All my friends tell me I am basically negative and that I need to stop... Read more »

so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...each other orally and there was alot of touching - I wasn't able to come and he didn't come in my mouth. I can't believe how frightened I am, I'm so scared I wasnt to throw up and cry. Jesus, what have I done? Anyone else been there? Read more »