Jan 31, 2003
What is the risk of HIV transmission from docking? Does it matter if there is pre-cum? Should it be avoided?I saw a previous post in the archives from 1998 but with all the discussion lately about oral sex, I'd thought I'd check. It seems somewhat similar to the risk from oral sex; low, but it exists Thanks.
Response from Mr. Kull
Yes, the risk for transmission is low. When HIV infected fluids like semen (the pre-cum of infected people can also contain HIV) come into contact with the mucous membranes of your penis, there is the potential for transmission. However, HIV is only known to be sexually transmitted during anal, vaginal, and oral sex.
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