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Too Scared To Get Tested After Shaking Hands

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Just took the test & shaking!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just took my first HIV test ever. I have had unprotected sex several times but I have had no sex for the past 4months.

I wanted to make sure I waited the correct amount of time so that I can start my new sex life, free of HIV thoughts and... Read more »

shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either.

What's my risk? Read more »

Need to shake this feeling, please help

Posted by Anxietyridden, 2 Replies
Just wanted to see if you guys could offer me some advice. 3 weeks ago i received a handjob from a high risk person. She also licked the base of my penis and rubbed the tip vigerously after fingering herself. I have been having some symptoms that... Read more »

Scared to take my first ever pill

Posted by hivstudent, 4 Replies
Tonight I am taking my first 2 pills of Kivexa (Epzicom) and Isentress.
I am scared! Shaking! And I feel like my heart is crumbing and shrinking :/
I feel good, I just do not want the med to make me feel worse
Doctor expects the best, but still I do... Read more »

testing negative but can't shake

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi everyone I have tested negative out to 8 months now, I can't seem to shake the fear of HIV, due to this chronic prostatitis, and mild sore throat that keeps recurring. Anyone have advice is chronic prostatis common, or common in people with... Read more »
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masturbated after hand shake

dear Dr. someone introduced me at the coctkail bar in the hotel where i stayed an escort. she tried to seduce me to take her up to my room, she hugged me, caressed my both hands with the palms of her hands. after few minutes i left and went up to my...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from masturbating and if in fact the client prior to you had HIV and she had fluid left on her hand, HIV begins to die once it leaves the body and becomes unable to infect.You are HIV free from this experience and glad you made... Read more »

Dr. Bob, I Would Love to Shake Your Hand

Dr. Frascino,I think that you are a truly extraordinary man. I have the utmost admiration and respect for you and your work. I would love to shake your hand. First of all, I would like to say that anxiety is very personal and not very rational at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Do I think there is significant risk of HIV transmission from protected insertive sex when the condom did not fail and subsequently "a couple of tiny flakes of what appeared to be dried blood on my shaft . . ." were noticed? No, I... Read more »

Shaking Hands

Hello Dr BobRun Accross Web Site --- Which Said Shaking Hands, Touching Or Holding Hands Can Transmit HIV --- Can This Be TrueThanks For Your TimeTony...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tony,Don't believe everything you read."Can this be true?" No, of course not silly boy! But you knew that already, didn't you Tony? Of course you did.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Unusual hand shake

I recently shook hands with an hiv positive man. He had dry/peeling hands. Is there a risk of transmission there. I don't remember if I washed my hands after. I have read that you can't get hiv from a handshake, but what about from someone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You have read that "you can't get HIV from a handshake." And now read this as well: You can't get HIV from a handshake from someone with dry/peeling palms." OK?I'll leave some home-baked cookies (or perhaps... Read more »
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