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Bob Frascino, M.D.

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Blood test positive, mouth swab negative

Hi, I had a blood test done (I believe thats the western blot) a few yrs back that came back positive. My boyfriend was in disbelief so we both got tested with the mouth swab test (I believe thats the Elisa test) and both came back negative. I am ver...

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HIV Transmission from blood when undetectable??

G'day from Australia, Dr Bob! I'm panicking here!! So is my (female!) wife! I am poz, she is neg. We have made the decision that we are comfortable with unprotected vaginal sex and have done a lot of research. ie It was an informed decision made by b...

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I can't Live like this , Please answer Dr. Frascino, I am BAGGING

About one and a half month ago I had anal protected sex with a prostitute after that by 6 days i felt sick ( coughing and short in breath ) . I been hospitalised for 5 days then the doctor told me that it is Pneumonia. I went home and after that by 1...

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Worried Again :(

Dr. Bob I'm Back! Jan 2011 i told you about a sex worker i was with july 13 2010. We had protected sex vaginal sex and unprotected oral sex both ways. July 26 2010 i went to my doctor for my annual check up and he told me my protein level were sligh...

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HIV Scare

Hi there, I'm 28 year old man 2 Months back i had a encounter with Prostitute, its was just a brief encounter just sucking boobs kissing her body No Annal sex nor Vaginal sex only close mouth kissing.. I kissed her vagina for some 3-4 Seconds i remem...

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Masturbation with zucchini risks? (SEX WITH FRUITS, VEGETABLES, AND OTHER INANIMATE OBJECTS, 2011)

I've heard that if you masturbate with fresh fruit, especially if the flesh of the fruit/veggie is exposed, you can have worms grow inside of your vagina. The worms grow inside because there are sometimes leftover flesh from the veggie too deep insid...

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Had unprotected sex once with an HIV+ woman

Hi Doctor, While I was in South Africa, I had unprotected sex with a woman that was hiv+. I paid for her to do an hiv test 3days after and we found out that she was hiv positive. The doctors there gave me Triomune 30g to use for 30days. I finished us...

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Two nice gay guys, question 2

First, thank you for your reply to us a few days ago. I emailed you a quick follow-up question from my cellphone because one part of your answer confused me a little and I just wanted to be clear. But, alas, you deserve a much better question that th...

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HIV from deep penetrative sex

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for the Q&A on HIV on this site. I found your struggle to be intensely moving and I hope you will long and be well. I had vaginal protected sex with a bar girl last week in Bangkok (another story from cock banging in Bangkok!...

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Post-oral sex hygeine

Dear Dr. Bob, For reasons I guess I'll never understand, sucking cock is something I have to do a lot of. I've discussed this with my doctor a little bit, but the important thing I'm embarrassed to admit to him is that I always swallow. I'm fully awa...