Freaking over frottage
Jan 11, 2005
Happy New Year!
I am a former worried well and hopefully a current one.
I want to know if there is any risk of hiv from frottage(penis to buttocks). It was in a massage parlor and we both had our underwear on. 4 weeks post exposure, I got a rash under my arm. Now 5th week, I have diarehha and a weird feeling at the back of my throat. I know that you have answered questions similar to this but please help me. I have a wife and I don't want to cause any harm to her.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Hello Stupid Husband,
Frottage, especially with both of you wearing your "Fruit of the Looms," is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. I think symptoms are most likely related to guilt over this episode. I suggest confronting your guilt (and fears) by being honest with your wife.
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