HIV Infection Risk Rubbing Penis

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...transmitted orally. These cases are all attributed to ejaculation in the mouth (i.e., exposure to semen, not exposure to vaginal fluid or pre-seminal fluid). If there is infected ejaculate, vaginal fluid, or blood present, the risk for infection is higher. How much does it increase the risk? We can't say for sure. Certainly, not to the level of risk from ejaculation inside an anus or vagina. And we can definitely say that there are only a...
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risk of infection by women rubbing saliva on penis

dear drA prostitute rubbed her saliva on my penis for lubrication but did not take my penis in her mouth. Further more we had sex with a condom.Can a disease be transmitted by just the saliva as i did not insert my penis in her mouth
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not known to be transmitted through contact with saliva. Please see Saliva as a barrier for more information.RMK Read more »

Unique rubbing question

Mr.Kull Is rubbing your penis up against someones anus before any anal fingering or anal sex a way of transmitting hiv?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Sorry, not so unique.HIV is not known to be transmitted through grinding, rubbing, whatever you want to call it. You are at risk for infection when engaging in insertive or receptive anal sex with an HIV infected person.RMK Read more »

penis shaft & urethra

Ryan, I had a broken condom with a one-night stand doing vaginal insertion a few weeks ago. Feeling all kinds of stress and anxiety. I immediately ripped off the condom and proceeded to ejaculate externally hoping to force anything out of the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...into contact with your urethra.2) The shaft of your penis is covered with skin, and is not a mucosal surface. You are not at risk for infection with HIV if fluids come into contact with the intact skin of the shaft of your penis.RMK Read more »

Virgin- Had a random hookup

Hi, I am a virgin. Some weeks ago I had a random hookup with a guy at a club. We did not have sex, he rubbed his penis against me but did not enter. He gave me oral sex and I performed oral sex on him for a little bit but he did not ejaculate. I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...resources available at The Body. Engaging in anal or vaginal sex without condoms with an HIV infected person poses the greatest risk for infection. Oral sex poses a low-risk for infection. The risk is greater for the person performing oral sex... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

... Routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%, according to final data from two NIH -funded studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda published Read more »
The Body

Does Pregnancy Pose an HIV Infection Risk for Men?

... Previous studies have demonstrated that pregnant women are at greater risk of HIV infection. However, a new study, presented at the International Microbicides Conference in Pittsburgh in May seems to demonstrate that Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

...Truvada or a placebo pill, according to a NIAID-NIH press release . Over an average of 14 months, participants received monthly HIV infection evaluations. "In addition, all participants were routinely counseled about safe sex practices and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older People Face Greater HIV Infection Risks: Study

... Physicians are failing to diagnose HIV infection among older patients, even as many people over age 50 enjoy extended sex lives thanks to erectile dysfunction drugs, the World Read more »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl 2nd: I still remember the... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
... 2. In relation to Q1, are sore throats and feeling feverish coupled with runny nose and tiredness a sign of Acute Primary HIV infection. I'm having these illness since 10 ~ 15 May 99, which is about 3 weeks after the "EXPOSURE"? 3. Can a... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 2 Replies
...begin intercourse before she found out that I had a condom. We were drunk, and I cant remember whether or not she inserted my penis into her vagina before I put on the condom. I do remember placing my hand over my penis at some point (with the... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can anyone tell me the risk of HIV infection through rubbing the tip of your penis against the vagina for a second or two (without a condom). I have seen other similar posts Read more »