|What's the risk?
Jun 5, 2006
Hi, Dr. Bob. Please, your opinion. A couple weeks ago I celebrated my birthday getting a little drunk and then gitting a bath house. Some guy (status unkown, obviously) started to rub his penis between my butt cheeks, which felt good, we were playing around, but then I felt some wetness and realized he had ejaculated in my crack, kinda at the entrance of my anus, all outside, he had not penetrated me at all. I wiped off the fluid with my hand almost immediately and then went to the restroom to clean properly.So there was this brief exposure on the outside of my anus. Was I at a risk for HIV? Should I get tested? Please, help me put my mind at ease, I have always practiced safe sex, and this has me worried sick because i cant forgive myself for that lapsus. Thanks a million, you are the best. Ray in Acapulco
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Hello Acapulco Ray,
Generally speaking, no penetration means no significant risk. Consequently, the only reason to test would be to calm your residual fears. I see no reason to be worried sick, OK?
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