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Touching Butt Scared I Have HIV

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HIV Risk with Precum Through Underwear

Hi Dr. Frascino - I am scared to death and I will more than happy make a donation to your wonderful organization. I had a massage performed my a male massage therapist who performed the massage in his underwear. He got on top of me and began to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-acquisition risk from a hot male rub-a-dub-dub guy grinding his pre-cum-soaked-underpants-covered joystick against your naked butt cheeks, including delving into "the valley of the cheeks" but never touching the anal verge, is completely... 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 »

please help 24hr since exposure is Pep warranted?

Hi Dr. Bob I have to let you know that this is my very first time ever being concerned about HIV. I... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it 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 Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: ... Read more »
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Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

I am freaking out, shivering continuosly

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, This was my exposure with a thai sex worker - fingering , touching penis, then touching tip of penis on her buttocks, rubbing penis on her back well above waist. i am freaking out about possibilities of herpes . i know whatever is low risk for Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(unprotected vaginal) I am the male. For the last 3 1/2 weeks my legs have been weak, nodes swollen, lost 10-12 pounds all in my legs, butt and arms. My girlfriends sister said I look anorexic. I am extremely worried about my status but deathly... Read more »

Question and a situation!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...scared of knowing, and I guess that's why I posted here instead of going to get a test done(plus the blood test is a pain in the butt) more the latter I think. Thank you for your time and energy. Tim Read more »