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  • 2 months ago

    Get The Facts on HIV Transmission

    Hi everyone! There are many posts on our message boards from those with questions about how HIV is transmitted who are worried if they've contracted the virus. When you think you may have been exposed to HIV, it can be a really scary thing to experience. It's important to know that HIV is not spread easily and can only be done so through the exchange of certain bodily fluids from an infected person. There is tons of information out there on how HIV is transmitted, and sometimes it can be....
  • 10 days ago

    fears of hiv from indirect contact

    Hello everyone and a special thanks to doctors who offer their knowledge. I explain briefly my situation. Exactly a week ago I was with an escort. I specify that I had no insertive direct relationship. My concern is that I rubbed my penis on the breast of the escort for a time less than one minute. My anxiety, then, is related to the possibility that a previous customer have come on the breast, and if that had happened, although there were no clear signs of liquid on the breasts, some microscopic....
  • 18 days ago


    My husband passed from aids in june of 2013. At what point am I "in the clear" for testing?
  • 19 days ago

    Fear of HIV

    I gave oral sex to a guy a year ago. He told me he was negative but I can’t know for sure. A few weeks later I had a bout of bad abdominal pain for a few weeks later I had a bad toothache and found out I had a tooth abscess. Also my palms got very red and are still that way after a year (there was some redness in my palms before the oral sex, but it seems worse after). Has anyone heard of red palms on an ongoing basis (in other words, not a rash that goes away after a few weeks) being a sign of HIV....
  • 20 days ago

    HIV from touching microscope or glass slides?

    Hi! I am a laboratory science student doing some observership in a clinical laboratory. One the first few days, we were allowed to use the microscope to view histology and cytology slides. These are supposedly fixed, stained slides mounted and covered with glass cover slips.While handling them, I also touched the sleeves of my shirt as I was wearing long sleeves. After sometime, my eyes probably got irritated and so I just happened to rub my eyes in my sleeves, most probably in the area where I touched....
  • 23 days ago

    Do I have Hiv?

    Hello! This is my first post and I am freaking out! I had sex with a guy I met of tinder on May 28th 2019. He showed me his HIV results but they were taken in March. He wore a condom, but it broke in the end. About a 2 weeks after we had sex, I felt sick. Sore throat, mild fever and so on. I then went to the doctor and he said I had swollen lymph nodes. I took and alere HIV test combo and it came back negative . The doctor took my blood and then said I had EBV which is mono. He said this is why I....
  • 26 days ago


    Gail, I made a horrible mistake 11 years ago. I kissed another man at a wayside rest room we briefly touched tongues and the kissed last a few seconds. Should I be tested? Please help me! Thank you for your time and efforts.
  • 27 days ago

    Had unprotected sex

    I am a top and I had unsafe sex with a random but... we were at his place and he showed me his ID with his papers and prep prescriptions. What are my chances of getting infected?
  • Very Worried - Condom split

    Hi, I am starting to really worry about the possibility I may have HIV and really need some advice on what I should do next, and also a professional opinion on the chances that I have contracted said STD. 7 days ago I was in Bangkok, a friend and I met two Thai locals, who we both took back to our hotel and had sex. The sex was protected, but being drunk and stupid I used the small Thai condoms which split. I only noticed the condom had split at the end but I know it was intact 5 minutes before this....
  • 1 month ago


    Hi 2 months Ago I did protected sex with a girl. But I had a cut on thumb which is I used to touching vergina. And next week I got flu like symptoms and that is continuously for 4 weeks but after that nxt month I got skin problem and also stomach pain. I tested negative in first month after exposure. What should I do? Should I test again?