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Touching Broken Skin Afraid I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same...
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STI from auto fellatio, please help, really worried (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010) (AUTOFELLATIO, 2010)

I am a 17 year old boy and have never have sex (including oral). I performed auto fellatio a few times, never for longer than 30 seconds, i do get mouth ulcers but am pritty sure i didnt have a mouth ulcer during the times of auto fellatio. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suck enthusiastically. Just don't use your teeth or traumatize Rod's rod to the point of physical damage (black and blue marks, broken skin, etc.).Aside from that, you shouldn't worry about sucking so hard that you might turn your boyfriend... 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 fear (HIV FROM SNIFFING, 2009)Oct 10, 2009dear doctor, I WENT THROUGH ALL UR FORUMS BUT COULD NOT FIND SIMILAR QUESTION....SO PLZ HELP...i belong to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,So exactly which part of "your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent" are you having trouble understanding? HIV is not your problem. It's not your wife's Read more »

gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (HIV FROM SNIFFING, 2009)

dear doctor, I WENT THROUGH ALL UR FORUMS BUT COULD NOT FIND SIMILAR QUESTION....SO PLZ HELP...i belong to homophobic country u are the only help!! i m a gay who recently came in contact with a another gay don't know his sexual history..we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're worried about contracting HIV from sniffing a spunked-up finger? Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent.I'll post below a few other Read more »

disease from sucking own penis ?

Hi, could you get any disease, STD, HIV or other diseases from sucking your own penis; i am a virgin, never had any sex, only lots of masturbation and more recently auto-fellatio; before and after i do it i always wash thoroughly with soap.Other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suck enthusiastically. Just don't use your teeth or traumatize Rod's rod to the point of physical damage (black and blue marks, broken skin, etc.).Aside from that, you shouldn't worry about sucking so hard that you might turn your boyfriend... Read more »
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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...poor self-image and low self-esteem. Somepeople may want to stop taking their HIV drugs. Others may put off treatmentdue to fear of experiencing lipodystrophy symptoms. You should talk to yourhealth care provider if you are feeling this way. ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles... Read more »
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HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...and after intercourse , when i had removed the condom ,that uncovered part including hair may touch with the penis and cause HIV. 2) second thing is it possible, that vaginal fluid pass through the upper part of condom ( as i have mentioned... Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever, and was sick for 2 weeks, Dr also thought I had pneumonia (sp). Everything seemed okay, I never even concerned myself with HIV. (So ignorant of me). I have unprotected sex with a different girl of unknown status January 3, then 5 days... Read more »

Dont let HIV Fear Steal the Day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anger and self pity, but it is important to manage these emotions with the good sense of knowing that we waste today if we let fear of tommorow overwhlem us. Cant afford to waste today , no matter what cause today I got up one side and down the... Read more »

I screwed up

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and feels a bit weird.. and I am having weird feelings in my legs. I also noticed that on my penis there is a spot of slightly broken skin that almost looks like a cut that i had from previous masturbating during the past week..ya i know , like i... Read more »