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Using Saliva as Lubricant. PEP?

Aug 2, 2011

Hey Doctor Bob,

Two nights ago I almost hooked up with a guy I met at a club. We tried to have intercourse, me as the bottom, but he was too large and I could not take him in. He was using a condom, but couldn't really insert his penis as it became painful and i had him stop. We tried using lube but alas, my body wouldn't give in.

Before he tried to penetrate me, he used some of his saliva as lube, rubbing it on the condom he was wearing. I also spat on my hand and added it on to his to try and lubricate as much as possible. He couldn't get the head in.

Afterwards, I checked the condom and it was intact, no tears or holes. I also did not see any blood on his saliva (but the room was sorta dark). Should i be concerned and seek PEP? I don't know his status, and I think I should be ok since there wasn't successful penetration or ejaculation, but your opinion would make me feel a lot better.

Keep up the great work,


Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello, Andrew.

1. Should you be concerned? Nope.

2. Should you seek PEP? Nope.

I'll add one last question.

3. Should you continue to practice safer sex for all penetrative sex, whether having sex with King Dong or Tiny Weeny? Yes, absofrickenlutely.

Be well. Stay well.

Dr. Bob

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