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Why Do Some Women Take Testim

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How many hours after applying Testim to the upper arms must pass before a female can touch them?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's recommended that you apply Testim to your shoulders after your morning shower, rub it in and then let it dry before covering the area with your shirt. It takes Read more »

Need Referral: Low Testosterone

Hi Nelson,Since I know you have a pretty good network, I thought I'd ask if you knew of a good HIV... Read more »

What are the risks of using a testosterone gel, testim?

Can you advise me exactly what the statistical risks of prostate cancer for users of testim,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...male partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...Vaginal walls becomethinner and can tear more easily and there is a decrease in the fluids thatlubricate. This can put an older woman at higher risk during unprotectedsex. Health care and social service providers need to recognize and accept... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated Read more »
Connect With Others

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Looking for women;s stories

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...awareness week at my school. I thought it would be very beneficial for our community if we were to tell the stories of real women effected by AIDS/HIV. If you would be willing to share your story (knowing that it would be read aloud one time to a... Read more »

We are Valuebale Women..........

Posted by Maricela30, 2 Replies
...I wanted to share this with all the women out there that have felt this way before. I am currently going to a Womens Group where I meet up with an old friend that share something very important with us. She talked about women and how they put Read more »

Getting tested

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi, Well, I'm going to get tested and I'm really scared. To the point where I'm having panic attacks. Let me give you the history. A little over a year ago I was date raped. At the hospital they told my parents that they had tested me for STD's,... Read more »