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Ask the Doc :: How to Deal with Possible Syphilis Exposure?

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Wednesday Feb 9, 2011
I recently tricked with someone - I think about two weeks ago. A friend of a friend now tells me that he has syphilis. So I’m kicking myself bigtime. So how do I know if I’ve caught it? And if I have, what’s the bad news?

Ask the Doc :: The miracle berry?

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Sunday Jan 23, 2011
My mother keeps pushing this Acai berry drink on me. OK, so what gives. Is this a miracle drug? Or some sort of scam? Help!

Ask the Doc :: Finding a gay-friendly provider

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Friday Dec 17, 2010
I need to choose a new primary care provider, but I want one who understands gay men. I know they all SAY they understand our unique health issues, but how can I find a doctor who truly does?

Ask the Doc :: I need a tan!

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Tuesday Nov 23, 2010
When it gets cold, I can’t stand the fact that my body goes all white (I live in the northwest US). I want to try tanning, but I’ve heard it’s really bad for you. Is it really all that unhealthy?

Ask the Doc :: The condom ripped!

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Monday Nov 8, 2010
I recently had sex with another guy, and discovered that the condom ripped - help!

Ask the Doc :: Viagra vs. Levitra

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Thursday Oct 21, 2010
What’s the difference between Levitra and Viagra? Are they really the same?

Ask the Doc :: HIV and vitamins

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Tuesday Oct 12, 2010
I have had HIV for just a few months, and I’m wondering whether any vitamins or supplements can help keep me healthy.

Ask the Doc :: Sharing Toys

By Jason Faulhaber, M.D. | Wednesday Oct 6, 2010
My boyfriend and I are in the habit of sharing sex toys with each other. Can you tell me the health risks involved?