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Topping Worried I Have HIV

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Still very worried

Dr Bob,Loads of sites I have been on say that baby oil destroys condoms, she had covered her vagina in baby oil so couldn't the condom have been damaged and HIV have got in? She put the tip of my penis inside but I wasn't fully hard so the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, petroleum products, including the mineral oil that's in baby oil, can denature latex under certain circumstances. However, the chance that happened with your very brief minimal exposure is so remote as to be nonexistent. What else... Read more »

Really worried

I had sex with a massage parlour lady on 8th Feb'09. Though I wore a condom, she used baby oil... Read more »

anal penetration by finger causes worry

I met a guy at a club and we jerked off together. While we were doing that we each fingered each... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vertex HIV Drug Candidate Development Halted by GlaxoSmithKline Because of Formulation Problem

GlaxoSmithKline has stopped collaborating with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. on the HIV drug candidate brecanavir (VX-385), Vertex said in a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The drug, which was in mid-stage clinical testing, would be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Glaxo-Vertex Study Tests Anti-HIV Drugs

On Tuesday, GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. said early results from a clinical study show their HIV drug Lexiva is comparable to Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s combination drug Kaletra. The study's 887 patients received twice a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reports Narrower Third Quarter Loss, Higher Revenue Due to Sales of HIV/AIDS Drugs

Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Monday reported a narrower third quarter loss and a 70% revenue increase, compared with the same period one year ago, due in large part to the company's sale of HIV/AIDS drugs, Reuters reports. The company's third quarter... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Increasing in Australia

Australia's HIV infection rate is increasing, with the latest figures showing worrying trends in the nation's three most populous states. Last year, 700 Australians, mainly gay and bisexual men, were infected with HIV. Records show new HIV... Read more »
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early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks, just wondering if you guys who are HIV+ out there can remember when you first got infected, if you experienced any of the suite of symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, also called AVS acute viral syndrome). This means, sore... Read more »

Just a bit worried that I might've caught HIV

Posted by andysimoeon, 1 Reply
So I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago. I'm from Australia, Sydney. Before having sex, I asked the person if he was drug and disease free, and he replied yes. He asked me if I was and I also replied Yes. I was a bottom and he was a top. We did use a... Read more »

Worried after sex with a guy who doesn't believe in HIV!!

Posted by Uthervers, 4 Replies
7 weeks ago I had PROTECTED sex with a guy who then ejaculated outside. I was sitting on top of him and he ejaculated on my back and butt cheeks, with no way for me to be sure whether or not his cum ever got anywhere near my anus (which had some... Read more »

2 years later still worried

Posted by bsox1972, 1 Reply
2 years ago this month i had sex with a girl that was hiv poz. we always made sure to be careful. on this one occasion she was on top, when she got up we noticed that the condom came off. i tested neg. at 3 and 7 month's. but now 2 years later i... Read more »