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Latest by Damon L. Jacobs, L.M.F.T.

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Theoretical chance of exposure?

Hello I recently had teeth pulled (still bleeding badly). I also recently visited a South African medical clinic where I drank from a glass that I later suspected to have been recently used. As the clinic with some of its customers looked really shad...

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HIV risk with anal sniffing?

What is the hiv risk associated with anal sniffing? If the nose touches the arsehole, and if nose has cuts on the inner lining of one nostril?

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sex with a undetectable postive man?

I am having sex with a guy who is postive but undetectable. I am negative and test my self regualry. I am only having sex with him but he is having sex with me and another guy. Since he is undectable and I test myself regularly do we need to use cond...

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Am I an addict?

I am a single woman and I really love sex. I've been single since beginning of 2019\. I end up inserting objects into my vagina just so I can satisfy myselmyself... almost everyday. I think I love the objects more than the penis. What does that make ...

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Crazy 24 hours reading forums but still concerned

Please answer even its so Stupidly. Thanks. me (male) and my partner had have sex in nature (1-10 , cloudy weather place , like jungle). We are both okay. But Some people had sex exactly on surface ( some plastics) that we had sex. Before us . I thin...

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Conceiving with PrEP

Hi Damon, My husband and I are thinking about having a baby in the near future. He is HIV+ but has been undetectable for almost a year. He is resistant to emtricitabine and possibly tenefovir as well. Based on the finding in this case where emtricita...

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HIV risk from protected sex with sex worker?

Ive had protected sex with a sex worker a year ago and since then Ive had multiple HIV symptoms: body rashes, constantly getting cold/flu, fatigue, diarrhea... etc. However, Ive done one compete blood test recently plus 3 rapid HIV antibody tests and...

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Paranoid physician - Please help

Hi Damon. Thank you and to everyone for info on this site. Ill make it quick. Stupid drunk night at strip club. Protected insertional oral, but the more I think about it the more I am very nervous she used lambskin, I was drunk but remember it having...

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On PrEP and syphilis?

I have been on PrEP for two years, never miss a single dose. Just got diagnosed with syphilis. Suppose that the infection source also has HIV, will that reduce the efficacy of the PrEP?

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If I'm taking Truvada as my ART, does it prevent a reinfection as well?

I was diagnosed HIV+ 4 months ago, and I've been on treatment ever since. I am taking Truvada (Emtricibatina and Tenofovir) and Efavirenz. I had been sexually inactive ever since being diagnosed as I want to get to undetectable viral load first, but ...