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can pre cum transmit? yes or no

Oct 5, 2003

Hi Dr BOB,

Is pre-cum enough to transmit the HIV virus? I thought it must be seaman.


Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello Curious,

HIV has been isolated from pre-cum; therefore, there is a theoretical risk it could transmit HIV.

As for thinking it "must be seaman," oh no deary, sure you can catch it from sailors, but you also have to watch out for butchers, bakers, and candlestick makers, as well as movie stars, sport stars, and repressed puritanical politicians.

Dr. Bob

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