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Getting HIV through oral sex

I'm a man and 4 days ago I have received an oral sex by gay man just for 15 seconds and I ejaculated in his mouth. Do not know whether this gay is HIV+ and also I was not able to know if this person had blood in his mouth. Could you please advise if ...

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can you get hiv dancing

hello doctor.am having hiv stress.i was in club 3 months ago and i danced with women in normal club she shaked ass to me she have full clothes and me too i am worried about if she danced with another man 10 -20 minutes ago full clothing or mwn touche...

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please help me, Punctured by toothpick immediately after it punctured someone else.

Hi,Dr. i very worry and plan to have baby soon. i have a question, please help me. While getting a food sample at an eatery, the worker quickly handed me the toothpick with food, with one end poking my finger, enough to cause pain. The whole incident...

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Fingering + Menstrual Blood + Dermatophagia

Hi Team, So this happened last night. I was fingering this girl I met at a bar and apparently she was bleeding from menstruation. I fingered for about 1-2 minutes. I then put on a condom and just entered her a couple of times before noticing the bloo...

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I am so scared but inspired

3 weeks ago, I had unprotected sex with a man I trusted and was starting a relationship with. A week later he calls me and tells me he has stage 2 HIV and that I should get tested. I will be taking the RNA HIV test on Saturday in San Francisco and he...

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HIV CUT RISK

Hi there and thank you for your time, I was recently getting a manicure and got cut by the tools. The tools were clean and sterilized as I saw them do so. However, the manicurist touched my bleeding cut with her bare hands to assess the cut. I did no...

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HIV risk? Need urgent help I am worrying :(

Hi, I am hoping you can give me some advice/reassurances. I recently had sex with a female. I used protection during the encounter. However, I then took the condom off and the female used it over her fingers to penetrate my anus. My question is am I ...

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can you get HIV from a family member that li es with you.

I have a family memeber living with me and my kids. The kids are teens. After research, I understand you can not get hiv from washing clothes and them cooking. I understand that the only way is by blood contact. My concern is, some of the kids have g...

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HIV information

I goes to library, there is common toilet. I went to the toilet .My penis head had some sticky fluid evolved.I cleared my tip of penis by my finger after touching the tap of the toilet. If I have doubt that any infected person's blood or semen presen...

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hiv+ wife hiv- huaband

I was diafnosed positive in 2/2012 started meds in 5/2012 have been undetactable since 8/2012 what percentage of risk would my husband face if he had oral sex with me?