|Mutual masturbation, and discordant couples
Jan 20, 2005
My partner is HIV + I am not. She is medicated, and we use condoms consistantly. I'm concerned about the risk of infection from masturbating her, which is something we both enjoy. Is there a significant risk, and if so, what precautions can we take?
Response from Dr. Remien
This is not considered to be a risk behavior for transmission of HIV. I think it's great that you have been consistent with condom use and that you can also enjoy the pleasures of mutual masturbation.
Please visit the Safe Sex, Prevention and Transmission Forum on this website for a lot more information about risks associated with different sex behaviors.
oral sex risk reduction
Help me understand
- HIV Transmission Mutual Masturbation
- Mutual Masturbation And HIV Transmission Risk
- Risk Of HIV Transmission From Mutual Masturbation
- Is Swollen Glands A Sign Of Acute HIV Infection?
- Risks Of Contracting HIV From Blowjob From A Prostitute
- Sore On Penis After Sucking Penis Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.