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Am I Gay Test
11 yr old thought he was gay so to test himself he performed oral sex on his newly born brother once, does this make him a pedophile (he has guilt)?
Yes: i am glad you are being safe. It is good to be checked yearly, even if your risk is very low. ...Read more
Is there a test for men that can detect HPV 16 and HPV 18? I am a gay man so this is a concern for me as I engage in receptive anal intercourse.
No test, no need: There are no routinely available tests for HPV of any type in men. But it doesn't matter. For sure you have been anally infected with HPV, probably including high risk types like HPV 16 or 18, since these are among the most common types. Regardless of testing, you need to be on the lookout for cancer related problems, such as anal wart-like growths. Maybe anal paps: controversial, discuss w/ doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thanks doctor, i've been having gay fever few months back now getting allergy symptoms in my body, i've been told it is histamine release , I am taking fexofenadine tablets - not sure if that is making my lliver test readings high? Thank you
Fexofenadine effects: Rarely does fexofenadine have adverse effects of that sort. To analyze completely, one would need to know all the drugs you use and especially your alcohol consumption. Hepatitis and alcohol are much more likely to elevate liver functions than fexofenadine. It is now recommended that all baby boomers be tested for hepatitis c... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/10444232/. ...Read more
HIV NEGATIVE combo (antibody + antigen) tests at 4,6,10,13,14 weeks and PCR RNA VL UNDETECTED (14 weeks) white tongue. Risk: gay deep kiss. Am I HIV-?
You are HIV-neg: I hope this is good news. "White tongue" is usually bacteria, and you may be able to scrape them off with a piece of dental floss held tight. You can trust the test if it is your only exposure. I hope you're comfortable with your sexuality and that you're pleased to have shared a kiss -- guys of all orientations may enjoy perhaps kissing a buddy, and nobody's ever gotten HIV by kissing. ...Read more
I went for the HSG test as recommended by doctor. Its been almost 45 days n now I found out that m 60 gays pregnant will the test affect my baby?
Is Being Gay Wrong?: No. Simple, sweet, and honest. Who we find attractive, who we love or want to love and how we want to express our love sexually is a gift of being human. In all cultures and species there is a small percentage of the population who are wired to be homosexual or homo-social. Being gay is a gift. Feeling love and wanting to be loved is one of the highest gives we can receive in our lives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diversity-statistics: Given the amazing diversity of human beings, why would someone think that there could only be one way for people to be sexually. And if you accept that possibility, then a child develops awareness of their sexuality as they grow and this awareness is more focused when in puberty hormones are activated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
That's awesome!: You've admitted, now embrace who you are. You're still a young man with the world at your feet. Be yourself, don't hide, the worst is behind you. You'll be amazed at the acceptance from people who far exceed the few haters out there & they won't hesitate to defend you. People revere honesty. best of all you can finally have what everyone else had since high school, the freedom to pursue love. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer