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menstrual blood on penis after protected sex - WILL DONATE GENEROUSLY!!!

May 8, 2010

Doc -

I just had sex with a high-risk prostitute. I used condom (i think correctly, since i am circumcized). After being inside her for about 30 seconds i pulled out and noticed a fair amount of blood. She took off the condom and there was blood on the base of my penis (which has no cuts, etc.). I quickly washed it off. I did not notice any blood on the head of my penis, but there was definitely a decend amount of blood on the base of my penis. What is my risk of HIV? How likely is it that in wiping the blood off with water i got some on the head of my penis? In other words, would the blood need to enter the hole in a man's penis (urethra?) to infect? Could a drop of blood through the penis head infect?

Please answer!!!

Response from Dr. Frascino


Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. It would be extremely unlikely an adequate amount of fresh HIV-tainted blood could come in contact with the mucosal membranes lining the urethra as a result of washing blood off the base of your Mr. Happy. If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I'm confident the result will be negative.

Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( It's warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck/good-health karma that you are now and shall always be HIV free.

Good luck.

Dr. Bob

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