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So how risky is my situation?

Hello Doctor, I'm worried because I have been reading about the risks of contracting HIV from oral sex. Information is not very clear, though. Here's the situation: I have been performing unprotected insertive oral sex with about 35 men (random men, ...

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Hiv in a freezer follow up question

Hello Mr. Glenn Thank you for your answer. But i have read that freezing does not kill hiv. Is the situatuion different in a freezer? Thnk you for your kind answer. My regards K. hiv in freezer Nov 29, 2014 Hi, If someone dropped some hiv positive bl...

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Touch the nostril

If someone touch the one or two drops of hiv virus blood and rub the nostril(in front of nose where hairs are located) with that hands, what is possibility to get hiv virus. Very curious. Thank you very much.

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a severe question ??????????? erik sir please rply???????

i heard that a boy who doesn't have hiv cannot give other boy hiv by fucking him and inserting HIS sperm into another boy anally WITHOUT CONDOMS etc.....IS IT TRUE?? if a boys sperm enter another boys/many boys anal [boys hiv negative] will hiv devel...

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Can I trust tests

I did an oraquick test at 3 weeks and then at thirteen weeks after a possible exposure. Both came back negative. Can I feel confident that I am negative? Thanks

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Paper cut and dried blood

I work as a PSW, and last week i had a paper cut (a new one) - I washed it with some hand sanitizer. Than when I went to get a lady from her room, I touched her blanket to cover her. I released at that point I should get a bandaid, however I was wond...

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Albatross round the neck

Erik, Thank you very much for your answers last time. You did bring up a pertinent point which I am addressing, firstly, by "accepting" your answers which have allayed my fears 90%, and second, confiding in my closest friend who has asked me to move ...

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8 years and still questions to be answered

Dear Mr. Glenn, Thank you for your time. I had exposures approximately 8 years ago (oral in nature), where I gave the oral to unknown status individual. What would the best diagnostic test be to rule out HIV? I have taken 3 ELISA antibody tests which...

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Scared out my mind please help!

HEY I GOT A BAREBACK TITJOB FROM A SEX WORKER! IM SCARED FOR MY LIFE! WHAT IF SHE HAD HERPES? WHATS THE CHANCES OF ME GETTING IT FROM HER BREAST! AND IF SHE DO GOT HERPES AND GAVE IT TO ME! CAN MY HIV RISK ME HIGH!? ALSO I MIGHT HAD BROKEN BUT HEALED...

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Unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal penetration and Flu in less than 24 hrs

Doc I had unprotected oral sex yesterday and we did a bit of kissing and I licked her armpits and kissed the upper portion of the vagina and thighs. We then had intercourse with a condom. I developed sore throat and pain in groin and thighs, and sore...