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Will Shingles Affect My Sex Life

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Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is this. I am a 43yo male who has had exposures in my recent past with guys, oral only. I usually just recieve, but on occasion have given. I have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...monster creep back into my head. Compounded with graduate school examinations over the last 6 weeks, I have been an absolute emotional wreck. Ive had indigestion and loose stools and jock itch. Ive been sleeping terribly. So today i look in the... Read more »

Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I... Read more »

Hiv and Shingles (SHINGLES)

Hi Dr Bob,This site has to be the most humerous HIV site in the world - very refreshing. Anyway,... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

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New to all of this.....

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...pipeline, have your Doctor's reassured you that there is hope for the future? 5) What vitamins do you take? 6) How has your lifestyle changed because of HIV? Sorry for so many questions, but I want to know that I am as well informed as I can... Read more »

Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 4 Replies
...always used condoms and been with under 10 people. One was a little suspect, she was a drug user but tested negative. I had sex with her twice and used a condom which did not break for vaginal intercourse only. I am extremely, extremely... Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »

My sister is HIV+ and has shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...for several years now, even though she just finally admitted to being positive. She says she does not want to make HIV her life, but I know how stressed she is and it it scares me. She is also worried my 4 yr old nephew is HIV positive;... Read more »