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White Discharge After Sex With Stripper Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...you don't. This can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your action was, it's pretty much guaranteed that other people have worried about the same thing. In fact, TheBody.com's ...
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I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."tough love." Your son needs a reality check. Plan a very private family meeting (adults only). Advise your son you are very worried about his current predicament and the consequences his secrecy is having on his health and your entire family.... Read more »

HIV worried well

Back in april I had a rough few weeks I found out my boyfriend was cheating on me,I was just a sack of nerves then I did the dumbest thing I went and slept with his best friend yeah I know so much for finger pointing....Well the outcome of it all is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested? If he tests negative, that would very significantly decrease your chances of being exposed/infected. The only remaining worry would be that he was in his "window period." However, the chances of that are remote at best. For a definitive... Read more »

Condom breakage has gotten me Worried

DocI live in Thailand, and have regularly visited massage parlors here and engaged in sexual activities. I must have had atleast 50 such encounters.I believe I have practiced safe sex always, Blow jobs with condoms only, penetrative sex with condoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Dry lips would not significantly increase your risk of acquiring HIV from kissing.Broken-condom sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. If there was a significant HIV Read more »

Sex at Massage Ceneter, Worried about HIV

H Dr.I am getting treated for chronic prostaitis for the last 8 years. I used to have black discharge out of my penis, abdominal pain and painful ejaculation. 8 years back I had blood in the urine and Dr did cytoscopy and he said it might be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...return I'm sending you my best good-luck/good-health karma for a New Year full of health, peace and contentment.Be well! Stop worrying! Remember HIV is not your problem. Dr. Bob Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blacks More Worried About HIV Than Whites

...are combined with responses from persons indicating they are "somewhat concerned," 51 percent of African Americans expressed worry about HIV compared to 16 percent of whites and 42 percent of Latinos. Thirty-two percent of Latinos and African... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
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Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...up with this concept if they didnt think that condoms do actually work? Just wanted to put my two cents in. What you should worry about is, learn how to properly use a male and/or female condom. Of course make sure that the condoms are NOT LAMB... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Protected Sex - Still Worried

Posted by tatham
...still worried however that I may have contracted HIV somehow. I do not know much about it, and that is a possible cause for my worry. The facts are: 1. Unprotected fingering 2. Protected sex I am just worried that I may have contracted HIV from... Read more »