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% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the back left of my neck. Is this a sign of ARS and PEP failure. I checked my groin and armpits and didn't notice any other lymph nodes swelling. My back is also a bit tense and stiff right now. I asked this quesiton the other day and didn't get... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well as the anxiety that can be brought on by an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and disclosure worries. HELP ... I don't know what's happening to me Aug 20, 2010 Whether genetically, biologically or... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...phobia. So why do some folks develop irrational fears such as AIDS phobia while most folks just experience routine normal fear? Good question! No one is quite sure; however, researchers in this field point to four factors that increase the... Read more »
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AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex with men. Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Breaking HIV/AIDS Research From CROI 2007

...Would you describe acute HIV symptoms as resembling flu symptoms? Yes. They are like flu or mono -- fever, maybe a rash, maybe swollen lymph nodes, fatigue. They're pretty non-specific; they could be symptoms of a lot of things. But I think the... Read more »
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Worried to death

Posted by moratorium, 2 Replies
...bone is). So I went to bed that night and had a high fever develop, and had chills, body aches, etc. I think I might have had swollen lymph nodes as well. I still was feverish throughout the next couple days (off and on, fever would break with a... Read more »

Need some guidance and opinions

Posted by worrying0072, 1 Reply
...time to put it back in. After the deed was done, i saw him fumbling a little and hence i cant guarantee that we had proected anal sex throughout the whole deed. during my stay in australia, i had winter eczema and had also something else which... Read more »

HIV & seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Hartigan, 1 Reply
...developed tonsillitis - my tonsils exuded white gunk. I got headaches, fatigue and muscle aches and generally felt pretty awful. The lymph nodes on my neck and groin became swollen. I got an ulcer in my mouth and my tongue felt really strange and... Read more »

Worried and need to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...situation, a few weeks ago, I had a moment where I was thinking in my pants, and not in my head. The situation was I had unprotected anal sex with a 1 night stand. A very stupid, regretful move. About 2 weeks later, I developed a small red spot... Read more »