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Tingling In Fingers After Condom Broke Anal Worried I Have HIV

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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
...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 »

PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...reduced the incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). 4 And, since it is spread through sexual skin-to-skin contact, condom use only partially reduces the risk of transmission. Other factors that increase the risk of anal cancer include... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...compartment. Check the expiration date. Don't use outdated condoms. Don't open a condom package with your teeth. Be careful that your fingernails or jewelry don't tear the condom. Body jewelry in or around your penis or vagina might also tear a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...act that involves sexual fluids or blood has at least some risk, safer sex means using barriers every time. Barriers include condoms (male and female), dental dams (thin squares of latex), and even latex gloves. Barriers help reduce risk... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...another are: Re-using and sharing needles for injecting drugs (including steroids or hormones) Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms or other barrier devices) Mother-to-child (during pregnancy, birth, or breast-feeding) Re-Using and... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...people will simply and easily fight them off. My soles are getting sweaty as well when I have shoes on and off. The skin under my fingers has become reddish for about half the nail size. My palms and feet soles have become soft as well. I am... Read more »

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 »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...in such destructive behavior and in this situation I let my guard down. Again he was inside of me for a few seconds without a condom so I just want to know if I'm postive or not. I'm really scared and this is my first time telling anyone about... 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 »