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Testicular Pain After Condom Popped Worried I Have HIV

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Swollen glands and Testicular Pain

Diagnosed with HIV in November of this year...Began Atripla 6 weeks ago in the hopes of stopping all of the swelling and pain...CD4 up to 540 with Viral Load at 150 and going lower--no negative response to medication at all.Have had swollen lymph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms involving swollen glands/testicle unlikely to be related directly to the Atripla though non-specific flare-ups of swelling can be related to immune reconstitution (over time a good thing)in some patients. I have found some cases of... Read more »

tranny Transexual sex condom popped

hey doc i really need your help and advice. i need to know my risk factors of getting hiv. This past saturday night my stupid self needed affection and met someone. well it was a transexual. and i was the insertive. we had anal sex for like 15 mins...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst, HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal or anal sex and... Read more »

condom pop

Hello Dr BobThis is my 3rd attempt .As I informed earlier recently in India was with a call girl / Sex worker unknown status. During the intercourse I coul dmake out the condom pop andI immediately piulled it out and used a new one and continued....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your question is identical to many others already posted in the archives and my advice remains exactly the same. The risk of HIV transmission following a condom failure (break) is the same as unprotected sex. See below.Good luck.Dr. Bobcondome... Read more »

Aids from blister popping??

So I'm an idiot. I was at the gym working out and noticed I had a painful blister on my left foot. Instead of just letting it be I decided to take my gym locker safety pin, and after a "thorough" cleaning of the head of the pin...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Biology-Genetics Student,Idiot??? Nah. Anyone studying biology and genetics doesn't qualify for that moniker. Now if you said you were a student of "intelligent design," well then yes, you'd be an idiot.I do agree spit and... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
Well here is my situation
had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA... Read more »

Found an open condom wrapper, so yeah I'm worried.

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
So yeah, I accidentally touched it. I'm just wondering if there's anyway to get hiv from it if there was a small amount of cum on it(so small that would notice it unless you actually touched it)

I'm also curious if this what websites are talking... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
About a month ago I foolishly had unprotected sex with a stranger in a adult video store booth. The encounter was very brief, infact, he was only inside of me for a couple seconds when I asked him to pull out of me. I realize and fully acknowledge... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
So my stupid ass had sex with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have been positive.

I used a condom both times, and... Read more »