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Rimming risk
Jul 24, 2012

I received rimming from a woman while having hemmroids (not sure if bleeding or not). I have severe anxiety and worried sick And of course keeps developing any possible symptom the more I think an read. Can you please help me to know the risk? Thank you

Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman

Hello there- The chance of getting or giving anyone HIV through rimming is very slim. In order for HIV to pass between persons, there has to be body fluids (blood or semen) infected with HIV going into another body. That would include unprotected anal sex, vaginal sex, or thru needle/transfusion/direct blood exposure. Most experts believe rimming is safe sex in terms of HIV and there have been no cases reported of HIV transmission through oral-anal sex.

Take care, LHW



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