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Tingling In Fingers After Anal Fingering Worried I Have HIV

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...anal cancer include a high number of sex partners, and use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Although many men have no obvious symptoms, one of the most common manifestations of HPV infection is genital warts which can affect the anus, the penis and/or the peritoneum, a large membrane in the abdominal cavity that connects and supports internal organs. Other possible symptoms are abnormal discharge from the anus, bleeding from the rectum and...
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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.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...looks like a mushroom cap, and it can be unrolled down the shaft of the penis only with difficulty. You may have to wedge your fingers between the condom and your penis to unroll it this way. The condom will still cover the penis, but because it... Read more »

I was worried for two years

Dear Dr Bob. This is not a question infact. This is my experience. I am submitting this post because i know that there are many ppl out there who are worried they have hiv because they have started showing some symptoms of it and are afraid to go...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for taking the time to write in. I hope others trapped in their own self-induced worried-well hell will do as you say (get tested) and not as you did (waste two years searching the Internet for symptoms and convincing Read more »

Am I or was I a Worried Well?

Hi dr. Bob, i am a daily visitor of your forum since September 2005. I'm from the Netherlands. I had an encounter with oral and anal sex (receptive) with condom end of August 2005. About 10/11 days later I had throat pain, one massive swollen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it every day. As a member of our "frequent readers club," I'm sure you must realize your story is not at all unique. The archives have at least a gazillion other very similar tales, all with happy WOO-HOO endings, I might add.Your HIV risk ... Read more »

Worried, finger, special circumstances

Dr Frascino, I am sorry to trouble you again but I could really use your help. I have written about this yesterday as well but I got no answer. Anyway all the other things I asked in my message are covered in your forum, so the main thing is only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Greek-Guy,"Fingering" is not considered an HIV risk, if the skin on your fingers is intact. I have no way of evaluating what you mean by "my finger Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

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I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...conclusive , but on my insistence he agreed to get me tested. I got tested from a very reputed lab in the city. I crossed my fingers for the results.........AGAIN NEGATIVE. Hmmm i remember thanking god in all means that day. I donno why he was... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...there WITHOUT treatment, AND YOU WON'T BE THE ONE TO GET THESE SYMPTOMS RIGHT NOW. For instance, people (like myself) do start worrying about eye floaters. I have them right now. They have probably read that eye floaters occur in HIV+ people. It... Read more »

Another worried guy right here

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...in which I was once again the passive partner. Although he was wearing protection he did cum up me. As well as this he also fingered me for around a minute after which I ejaculated into his mouth. A few weeks later I did the same thing again with... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...and Ibuprofen in my system. I have mild eczema on my hands. It is very symmetrical and is located on the inside of my index fingers and the top of my pinky fingers. It's been there since I was about 10. About 4 weeks after my exposure I... Read more »