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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your...
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Anal touching - I pray not with blood!

Hi dr bob, Great sight, I am concerned about a potential exposure. A couple months ago I went for a massage, erotic in nature though no oral, anal or vaginal sex occured. The massage was for the most part uneventful. I glanced at the women's hands...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Tommy,Your fears are unwarranted. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Stop worrying.Dr. Bob Read more »

Precum in sores

I am gay and recently had sex with another guy from Australia (one night stand) whilst on holiday in Sydney. We had anal sex where I was the "bottom". We used a condom at all times whilst he was inside me. The next day I relised I had an outbreak of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...G'day mate!Your HIV-acquisition risk from the Downunder event you describe is negligible at best. I agree with the doctor at your local GUM clinic!As they say in Read more »

drunk carelessness

Dear DoctorU are doing a great service to people by answering their questions at the time of their greatest need..I would like to thank u in advance for answering my question..I did a stupid thing when i went to thailand.. Under influnce of aclohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible to nonexistent. PEP is not warranted. I would recommend you discontinue it. If you remain worried about HIV, get Read more »

Pornstar worries

Hello Dr Bob, How are you? Do you think Obama will win?Anyway to my question which is two parted.I stupidly agreed to help out an up and coming Porn Actress from the UK. She gave me covered oral which I'm not to worried about, but it is the next bit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. (Oral sex carries only a very minimal risk of HIV transmission/acquisition). And kissing, well just remember the lyrics to that old song, "A kiss is just a... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...transmitted infection. 2 There are over 100 different types of HPV, although only several strains are believed to increase the risk of cancer. Approximately 75% of all sexually active adults acquire HPV, often within the course of early... Read more »
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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no visible cuts in my glans or in body of my penis.... Read more »

hickie and cuts?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...semen, then he touched my genitals a few seconds later. I didn't see ANY visible fluid on his finger, but I'm concerned. Am I at risk for HIV? I had this happen. Read more »

No penetration = no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...flew up on my back, too and ejaculate oozed down between my butt cheeks and down my leg. Sorry to be so graphic but am I at risk for HIV infection? He doesn't know his status. Read more »