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Touching Vagina Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...equipment, plus training about how to avoid diseases that are spread by blood. What If I've Been Exposed? If you think you have been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs...
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Worried guys from Venezia (Italy)

Ciao DottoreI know you speak a good Italian. I write from Venice. Anyway I did a stupid thing after a stressful winter. I went to get a massage at a escort flat, she was Thai. She said she is clean (also the escort agency said that to me).I did NOT...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Venezia,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub with happy ending is completely nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. Yes, you can resume sexual relations with your wife.Ciao,Dr. Bob Read more »

New Donation ( REF EPFE6XXXXXXXXX) i love to help you becasue you always help me. (Medium Risk Situation) Last question

Doctor I am going to need psychological help because i like to live to the edge of the danger and that unquestionably must be treat it , because I am putting always my life in risk and that conduct is not good.Do You Remember the girl of the club...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and did not break. Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very minimal risk for acquiring the virus. That your gal-pal tested HIV negative a few days before and five days after your wild night at the No-Tell Motel significantly reduces any... Read more »

Humping with cloths on

Can hiv be transmitted if a gal (if she is HIV +)is rubbing her vagina on my penis (both are wearing undergarments only). And the gal discharges her vaginal secreation which makes the boys underagrment moist. Can there be transmission if the moist...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gets the undergarments moist. The clothes would absorb the fluid and the chance you could get an adequate amount of infected vaginal fluids into your urethra would be essentially nonexistent. As always, if you think you've placed yourself at risk... Read more »

HIV without penetration through underwear

Dear Doctor Frascino, I am a 23 year old Heterosexual male living in Ireland. I recently (stupidly) visited a female escort. I should point out that there was NO PENETRATIVE INTERCOURSE and NO ORAL SEX either way. However, when I was lying on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi R,1. Nope.2. Nope.3. Nope.Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...unfaithful "just once." Even people who got a negative test result might be infected. They might have been infected after they got tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...activity. Condoms can protect the mouth, vagina or rectum from HIV-infected semen. They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...them consistently and correctly, but transmission can still occur since condoms may not cover all infected areas. You can get tested to find out if you are infected with the herpes virus. Complications Genital herpes infections usually do... Read more »
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scared of symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...not able to see a doctor right now. Thank you! Symptoms: -Light, itchy splotchy red rash on inner theighs -Smelly abnormal vaginal discharge (yellow) -Swollen lymphnodes on groin (painful to the touch and sometimes when walking) -Heavy feeling... Read more »

Help me

Posted by Anonymous
...After protected sex, when I got off the condom, I felt that some vagina fluid attached the condom which touched on my urethra, What is my risk? Need I test for HIV ? Read more »

Opinions/Advice appreciated :-)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV test. I think I am driving myself mad through guilt but any opinions or advice will be appreciatred. 1) Having protected vaginal sex with 4 or 5 different prostitutes (in the UK)? 2) Having protected vaginal sex with a prositute in... Read more »

need an answer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...early stage as accurate as an antibody test at 3/6 months. can someone please tell me? i want to know for sure. should i be tested more or am i free to go? thanks for your insite Read more »