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AIDS Infection Risk Frottage

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Kissing, frottage, and mutual masterbation.

Dear Dr. Frascino, first off I would like to thank you for the work you do! The world needs more people like you to continue battling against HIV/AIDS and to help those who either have the condition or who are extremely frightened (like beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Mark.Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low at best. I don't recommend using a buddy's baby batter for lube during mutual wack-a-thons, but even so your HIV risk is extremely low. If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody... Read more »

mutual masturbation & penis-to-penis frottage

Dear everyone, I am gay and I had an encounter 3 days ago with a guy who had unknown HIV status.... Read more »

frottage

Recently I had an encounter with a guy I later found out was HIV +. We did not have any anal... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Increases Risk for Non-AIDS Cancers

People with HIV may be at an increased risk of developing non-AIDS-defining cancers, suggests a new meta-analysis of 18 studies. Many of the cancers were related to infections and smoking, noted Dr. Meredith S. Shiels of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

The authors wrote that "with the exception of lymphoma," there are "few data concerning the risk of specific opportunistic diseases in patients with and without hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection." In the current study, they evaluated "the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Risk of HIV Reinfection May Be Similar to Risk of Initial HIV Infection

The risk of HIV reinfection, sometimes called superinfection, has not been clearly established. Given the risk of initial sexual HIV infection from a single exposure in population studies is commonly calculated as generally low (although these... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Type of AIDS Infection Key to Death Risk -- Study

The clade, or subtype, of HIV infection was a better predictor of rapid AIDS mortality than viral load in a Ugandan study recently presented at the 13th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Denver. Conducted by US and Ugandan... Read more »
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Frottage

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
Just wondering since my exposure included this: Has anyone ever heard of anyone testing hiv postive after being exposed to HIV positive seminal fluid during frottage? Also if a HIV positive persons seminal fluids get on recent razor burn can HIV... Read more »

Is frottage safe?

Posted by Justagirl, 2 Replies
I've searched The Body for an answer and can't seem to come up with one. Anyways, according to Dr. Bob, frottage is safe. But what happens if a guy who is not wearing a condom rubs his penis in my clitoral region? Is it possible to get infected?... Read more »

frottage

Posted by Liloki, 2 Replies
I am a gay male who is worried that I have exposed myself to the hiv virus. My last partners is hiv positive, undetectable viral load and has otherwise good health. A week ago while we were naked in bed I began rubbing my penis on his anal region.... Read more »

frottage exposure - scared to death

Posted by devilangel, 1 Reply
hi,

can anyone help me here? i am a little - in fact a lot , freaked out. i dont know wht to do. well i recently visited a private sex worker. we started with kissing and fondling. i rubbed her vagina and used some saliva to lubricate it. i then made... Read more »