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Too Scared To Get Tested After Touching Vaginal Secretions

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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
...then about an hour and a half later put his nose on my arm where I had a small cut. Could my dog have potentially gotten some "vaginal secretions" on his nose, then gotten them into my blood via my cut, exposing me to HIV?2. My friend had a two... Read more »

gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (NOW INCLUDES WIFE AND PREGNENCY)

Hi doc this is follow up question{OLD QUESTION}: gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv... Read more »

Ongoing fear

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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does ... Read more »
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HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...inside the condom.my question is whther it is possible, during intercourse my uncovered area including hair get exposed with vaginal fluid and after intercourse , when i had removed the condom ,that uncovered part including hair may touch with... Read more »

Someone Please hear my voice. I really scared

Posted by wangwang, 2 Replies
...HIV? Pls reply fast as I been dreaming abt HIV for the last 25 day every night. The worse thing that I think I be dying out of fear is I have done unprotected sex with my wife after this exposure twice until I came to this web and realize that I... Read more »

Scared and confused

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had an encounter with a women 30 days ago. We did not have intercourse but she got vaginal secretions on me. 15 days afterward, I felt prickly all over. 20 days later and untill now, I feel like I have a sun burn on my Thighs and Read more »

Please regulars have a look and give advice.

Posted by Just_Somebody, 3 Replies
...what i said what is the chance I could have caught something by jerking myself with a hand that pulled off a condom that had vaginal secretion on it. (Sidenote I was already worked up and so I came really quick, basically like 15-20 seconds of... Read more »