Usher

Sandrarose.com readers were divided over the issue of contracting or transmitting herpes while wearing condoms. Condoms do not prevent the spread of herpes because herpes is spread via skin-to-skin contact. But the risk of contracting herpes is a lot less if men wear condoms during sex.

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Cushing Syndrome

Moon face is a medical abnormality caused by large fat deposits in the face, back or abdomen. It is a sign usually associated with Cushing’s or Cushing syndrome.

Cushing’s Syndrome is a group of related signs and symptoms caused by prolonged exposure to medications (glucocorticoids) such as Prednisone and Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) or a tumor such as tumors of the pituitary or adrenal glands.

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Truvada PrEP

A 43-year-old gay man is believed to be the first person to contract HIV while on daily Truvada PrEP antiviral medication.

PrEP stands for “pre-exposure prophylaxis.” One pill contains 2 antiviral drugs (tenofovir and emtricitabine) to prevent HIV infection in people who engage in high risk, unprotected sex.

Ideally, men on PrEP prophylaxis therapy should also use condoms.

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August Alsina

Men, do you sometimes experience a heavy feeling in your testicles? Is one of your testicles larger than the other? Do you see blood in your semen when you ejaculate?

You might be suffering from Orchitis, or swelling and inflammation in one or both of your testicles.

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BoosieT

Rapper Boosie just announced he has kidney cancer. The rapper posted the announcement on Instagram then deleted the post.

This is what Boosie wrote:

“I need all my fans to pray for me. Doctor just told me I have cancer on my kidneys. Prayer is power, that’s why I’m letting the world know prayfaboosie.”

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Khloe Kardashian Book Signing

Socialite Khloe Kardashian responded angrily to hecklers on Twitter.com taunting her for pretending to care about estranged husband, Lamar Odom.

Kardashian took to Twitter.com to lash out at her followers who criticized her for dating NBA star James Harden, 26, while pretending to care about Odom, whom she hasn’t seen in weeks.

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Charlie Sheen

Earlier today, actor Charlie Sheen confirmed shocking rumors that he is HIV positive. Both Sheen and his personal physician, Dr. Robert Huizenga, appeared on the “Today” show with Matt Lauer. Both men stressed that Sheen’s HIV viral load was at “undetectable” levels.

But “undetectable” does not mean he is cured of the disease. It simply means the tests that are available today cannot detect the virus at such low levels.

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