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Tingling In Fingers After Condom Slipped Worried I Have HIV

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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 currently in a panic mode! Here it goes: 1. I had anal sex (me top HIV neg) with a partner (bottom HIV pos with viral load 20k 26k copies)...
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 »

% 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... Read more »

Very Worried about vaseline and a condom!!!

Hi Doctor,So I have recently learned that vaseline can compromise the integrity of a male condom... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 19, 2010

...(tenofovir). My CD4 count and viral load are still great, but now I'm having dizziness, constant headaches and tingling in my fingers. Every day these side effects seem to get worse. What are my options? Should I mention these effects to my... Read more »
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China's Counterfeit Condoms Have Health Officials Worried

... The Los Angeles Times examines how an increase in counterfeit condoms in China has health officials fearing the worst -- the products "may in fact spread infectious diseases, tarnishing the axiom 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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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 »

VERY WORRIED

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...getting achy muscles, as though I'd been working out in the gym, even though I hadn't been and tingling in my legs, arms and fingers. Some of my lymph nodes appear to be sllightly swollen and I have been getting some night sweats, not really bad... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...well ever since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2 blood test came back positive. Moreover, I am worried about HIV. I have had a HIV DNA PCR at 2 months and two 3rd generation ELISA's at 11.5 weeks and 12 weeks... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »