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Brown Spots On The Head Of My Penis

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...active partner in anal or vaginal sex. It's possible for HIV to enter the penis through any open sores, through the moist lining of the opening of the penis, or through the cells in the mucous membrane in the foreskin or the head of the penis. What About Oral Sex? There have been many studies of HIV transmission through oral sex. They have not come to clear conclusions. However, the following points are clear: It is possible to get...
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are condoms that cover only the head of the penis equally as effective as regular condoms?

i read in one of your posts that HIV cannot penetrate intact skin but that it can penetrate the linings of the urethra. so my question is, since the condoms that just cover the head of the penis prevents access to the urethra are they as effective...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Condoms that only cover the head of the penis are not as effective, because they tend to slip off easily. In addition by leaving the skin on the shaft of the Read more »

Stripper Spit on Head of Penis = HIV Worry

Hi Dr. Bob,First of all, I want to thank you so very much for all that you do for people. You truly are a saint.I know the risk is exteremely low ... but I want to hear (see) any level of reassurance.About two weeks ago, I was messing around with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Worried Guy,You cannot contract HIV form a dry humping stripper, even one who drenches your tallywhacker with gobs of spit, OK? Dr. Bob Read more »

Penis head inflammation after vaginal sex

From time to time I get an inflammation of my penis head, actually under the foreskin where it attaches to the penis shaft (I am not circumsized). Usually I wash and this goes away. I write now because the other day I had unprotected sex with my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Inflammation of the glans (head of the penis) is more common among uncircumcised males. It can be caused by poor hygiene, infections, or allergic reactions. Read more »

Bare Fingers on Penis Head

Hi ! Recently I had received a protected blow job from a sex worker in Asia. Infact before she put the condom on me, she used her thumb & index fingers to gently squeeze my penis head. I felt no pain with that little squeeze but I'm afraid that it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I do not see how your risk would have been increased by this "little squeeze." In my opinion, receiving a blow job, ESPECIALLY if a condom was used, poses practically no risk for infection.RMK Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. This "female" condom can also be used to protect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...HIV during sex, HIV infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or from a woman's vagina, before, during, or after orgasm. HIV can be transmitted when infected fluid gets into... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...you. Why don't we go get tested together for our peace of mind?" Sometimes the safest thing you can do in sex is keep a clear head. Sex when you are drunk or under the influence of drugs may be most likely to be unsafe. Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...ago. took a test at 4 and 8 weeks and both were negative. im going back at 3 months and i guess six months to be sure. i had a spot on my penis, almost on the head but not quite, that my doctor said was just pigmintation, nothing to worry about.... Read more »

weird brown spots on scrote and base of penis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i did some barebacking last night and now i have these weird marks on my genitals. i wonder if it's just cuz i had an erection for a long time, had cockrings on and such- or could they be a sign of something bad? i'm wondering if i should just... Read more »

Penis Pimples

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...penis or atleast i thought it was but anyways i popped w.e it was and it hurt so much and it was at first glance those pearly penile papules but it got so much bigger in size and i was jw if anyone knew what it was and if it is possible to have a... Read more »

What are these tiny pin head bright red spots?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...They are on my upper arm and chest, pin head size and bright red, they look like dots of paint. There are 8 on my left arm and 4 on my chest. They have been there for a week or so. Are they in any way connected Read more »