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Signs That Indicate You Partner Is Gay
Gay signs: I don't think there are reliable signs to know whether your partner is gay. But if you are concerned, you should bring up this subject directly with your partner, and have an open dialogue about it. ...Read more
If a child does not understand what gay is but shows signs of being gay at first, does that make the child gay even if he or she doesn't know it?
Labels are no good: Parents often know before their children that something may be different with them. That difference may not be so black and white or what they assume. It is best to watch and wonder and wait. A child needs to know that no matter what they are loved, accepted and that their parents support them no matter what. Time will tell. ...Read more
Uncertain: Feelings of attraction to individuals of the same sex are common and do not necessarily mean some one is gay or lesbian. This is common among youth and adolescents and some adults. These feelings may develop over time into a desire to have same sex relationships, both physical and emotional, but only time will tell for each person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear doc..I am a gay and like to make love with my partner.. Is that safe for us for not to use condom?
I am a male. I am gay. My partner got carless. I have been bleeding from my anus every time I use the bathroom. When i wipe i notice blood. Help?
Trauma, fissure, STD: What do you mean by "careless" partner? If in anal sex per se, e.g. hurrying, insufficient lubricant, etc, and/or if pain during sex, then you probably had a traumatic injury. Or maybe you have a fissure that was stretched and now bleeding. Or hemorrhoids. If "careless" means in sexual partnerships, it could be rectal gonorrhea, chlamydia, or other STD. See a doctor for professional evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will gay men get aids or HIV from their partner even if they didn't cheat or been with anyone else?
I (gay) had anal sex on 2nd dec 2012. My partner used dotted condum but didn't use lube.Now my anal hole entrance is paining. Isgood to use wocaine 2%?
Be careful: You should be examined by a colon and rectal surgeon to be sure you have not damaged the sphincter, to rule out a fissure or tear and also to be sure you have not developed an infection or abscess from the tear. If you have a tear, topical anesthetics may cause you more pain than relief. Get a check up. ...Read more
Hi there..We're gay couple . I just received the result that im HIV positive. Got it from my partner. Just wondering can we now do sex without condom?
HAART: Both of you should see a specialist in infectious disease for advice on highly active retro-viral therapy (haart). If this is right for you, it may lower your virus level until it is undetectable. Time and research have shown that these modern antiviral drugs can prevent an HIV positive person from passing on the disease to sex partners. Still, even under treatment, you should be careful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a gay male, i started axiron for low t, is it safe for my partner to touch under my arms if so, how long would i take after applying?
Avoid: As per the manufacturers recommendations, you want to avoid touching the area where the medication is. If he touches the area, assure he washes his hands well. Best wishes. ...Read more
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