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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...apart. Use unlubricated condoms for oral sex (most lubricants taste awful). Do not throw condoms into a toilet. They can clog plumbing. Using a Male Condom: Put the condom on when your penis is erect -- but before it touches your partner's mouth, vagina, or rectum. Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration. Direct genital contact can transmit some diseases. The liquid that comes out of the penis before...
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I really need your advice, DEAD SCARED!

Hi Dr Bob,I've known you've helped alot of people and alot of people trust your judgement and advice.Please help me with this dilemma! :(i fingered a female at my halloween party. She just had her period so she still had blood/drying blood in her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Dead Scared,The general guideline is that HIV cannot permeate intact skin. Without being able to examine your "peeled cuticle," I'm unable Read more »

PLEASE ANSWER DEAD SCARED

Hello sir.I appreciate all the work you have done in this website.I am a student from India and like many Indians would love to work in the US in an engineering field.I am thinking of appearing for the GRE next year and would like to take up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cut;3.nipple sucking.I see no reason for even recommending HIV testing, because the risk is nonexistent. However, if you remain scared and unable to concentrate on your studies despite my reassurance, get a single HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »

uneducated question scared (SPIT)

hi Dr Bob.What you do for the people is amazing! My question is weird and i couldnt find anything similar in the archives.Ok, I had a 3 year old kid at work hiv status unknown. I was messing with the kid to make the kid laugh and he spit in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on getting tested but I need to know something while I'm in the window period. Please please please respond to this. I'm very scared and will never do anything like this again. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, You stuck a beer bottle up your... Read more »

Condom Permeability (CONDOMS)

Some recent questions posted in the forum are really intresting and I would like the discussion to go a little further since it is a really important matter.As you were questioned about the efficacy of condoms by an AIDS activist and recently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Apr 3, 2006 Hey Dr Bob Thanks for answering our questions. Recently I bought a Trojan condom and what I found written on it frightened me a lot. The message written on the condom went something like, " although proper use of the condom may... Read more »
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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas (mucous membrane) inside the rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These... Read more »
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scared to death

Posted by thcml, 3 Replies
...rash which were all over my body ,sore throat ,cough for 3weeks and low heat ,diarrhea and so on.I was not a little frightened.I wanna kill myself.help me!!!!!! Read more »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 2 Replies
...napkin then wiped my penis with a napkin and i am not sure if it was a clean napkin or the one she removed the condom with.i am scared to death that i contracted hiv from her she is a sex worker.i was married for 25 yrs and havent had intercourse... Read more »

Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
...meet others who have to deal with this, I am learning slowly how to cope with all this... This posting is not about someones death, just the worry of my own death.... Read more »

Can't fight the fear! I'm scared sick.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...7,8.5,11 and 15 weeks. 7week was with home access and the rest were with specialized testing! All were negative. I am still scared shitless! I called my local health dept and they said that they would do a test before 6mos if I insisted but that... Read more »