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Touching Anus How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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Anal pap smear protocol

Has there been a standard protocol in place for anal pap smears for hiv+ men and fi so for how long? I ask because I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at age 50 several years ago and have responded really well to treatment. I was never offered an anal pap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...take many years to go from high-grade AIN to cancer, and in the past, this wasn't as big an issue because people didn't live long enough. But now that people are surviving, and surviving in a healthy manner, and not being screened for their... Read more »

Potential anal exposure; on PEP. Chance of me remaining negative?

Hello Dr. Bob,On 9/6/09 morning I was having anal sex with a fuckbuddy, me being on the receptive... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and Other Sex Toys Risk From Specific Sexual Practices Anal Intercourse Vaginal Intercourse Oral Sex Watersports / Urine in Sex or Sex-Play ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...direct link between cervical cancer and HPV has been known for some time, and gynecologists typically perform a simple HPV test along with the cervical pap smear. That test is not able to categorize the exact strain of HPV that women carry. The... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...treating HIV. Studies have shown that an HIV-positive person whose health care provider treats many HIV-positive people lives longer than a person whose health care provider treats a few HIV-positive people. Even though there is no cure for HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...enzymes, friction, dilution, air, and more. HIV Survival Outside the Body Generally, when people ask the question, "How long can HIV survive outside the body?" they have come into contact with some body fluid that they think might contain... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...boils or anything else apart from the itch. Could this be ARS or just a result of stress? Should I test for HIV? Sorry for the long post but please help me before I completely lose my mind. Read more »

Seriously Needing Advice

Posted by dale30, 3 Replies
...are very tender. I feel exhausted all day and even after 9-10 hours of sleep. I have headaches that come and go but nothing long lasting. I will admit, I have been reading all these HIV stories and possible infections along with various "signs... Read more »

big mistake help!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a few experiences about 4 to be exact with diferent guys. With 3 of them we just did mutual masterbation and my penis touched there anus a few times but did not penetrate at all just from the outside. But on the fourth person i penetrated... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »