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Too Scared To Get Tested After Genital Rubbing

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Im so scared (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

I am 29 years old with 3 children and a husband. I just found out today that my father who has been living with me for 2 months has HIV. I need to know what kind of precautions should I take with my kids and the family being around him?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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I've posted the Q i asked the dr Bob 4 times. Help

Posted by Scaredgoad, 1 Reply
...India. About 5 days back I went to CSW. I wore 2 protections and made her wear the latex hand gloves. In doggy style i rubbed my genitals on a** with her clothes on (denis) rubbed it also on her chest and Ni**les till I climaxed. this is all... Read more »

possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my legs opened. im not sure if the cum flowed inside my vag, and i dont think its possible, but it surely contacted external genital,,, i took shower right after that to clean them off. Is it possible to get infected by exposing famale external... Read more »

Scared and In Need of Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...symptoms; the mind can play terrible tricks on you, and the devil (yes I believe in him) would have no problem preying on your fear of "symptoms" that may be based on nothing more than psychological factors. Turn to God and seek Him out with all... Read more »

scared ..please help could i be infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...contact with a person of uknown hiv status...foreplay with clothing on which i know is ok but the man did rub his penis on my genital area without a condom i know he didnt cum but not sure about precum i was on my period at the time and had... Read more »