|Unprotected Sex for Magnetic Couple
Jan 14, 2009
I am a hetrosexual male. Two part question.
As a male, is it correct that I can transmit HIV only through blood and semen?
If that' the case, then it seems to me that unprotected sex should not pose a risk provided that there is no ejaculate (including pre cum) and no open sores or broken blood vessels. Is this correct?
I know the moral issues, etc. I'm simply trying to understand the true risk involved with unprotected sex? I need to know if I'm putting my partner at risk as long as I don't emit ejaculate and don't have any exposed blood.
I suppose I should also ask if I'm misguided in thinking that I know the point at which I'm at risk of pre cum. I'm in my late 40's and believe I know myself well sexually. I believe that I know that as long as I don't continue sex until I start to feel the very beginnings of that tingling sensation (which in my experience precedes pre cum by a considerable period of time) I should not be putting my informed partner at risk.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Are you putting your partner at risk by having unprotected sex, even if you pull out before you think you are going to pre-cum or ejaculate? Yes, you are.
Are you misguided thinking you know the point at which you will pre-cum? Yep! No matter how well you "know yourself sexually," unprotected sex is risky business. I strongly urge you to cover your stump before you hump!
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