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HIV Risk Of Foreplay

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Nipple foreplay and he bit too hard causing bleeding: HIV risk for me??

I was having foreplay with my new boyfriend. He is in the military and is clean but is due for his bi-annual std testings this week. I am recently divorced and completely disease free. He was sucking and biting my nipples and bit too hard causing a...
Richard Cordova III

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Hi there:You could have caught Syphilis. The primary symptom of Syphilis is a small, painless bump called a chancre. In addition to appearing in and around the vagina and rectum, the chancre can appear in the mouth, and transmission can happen when... Read more »

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HIV by foreplay?

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Low Rates of Hepatitis Screening and Vaccination of HIV-Infected MSM in HIV Clinics

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Foreplay with HIV person

Posted by travis, 2 Replies
Hi. What's the risks of havinf a foreplay with a HIV positive person? By foreplay, I mean no sex, blowjob or cunnilingus. Just mutual masturbation and little kissing.


thx

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Unsure about the risk level & precum! :/

Posted by ColorBee12, 1 Reply
I recently was engaging in foreplay with a friend and all is good until I decided to lick up his shaft and suck on the shaft and side of his dick.. his dick felt dry and had been exposed to air for at least 10 minutes.. however I do know that he had... Read more »

Risk of exposure and how to cope until HIV testing date (6 months from now)?

Posted by JohnKan, 1 Reply
Hi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »

HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
I was having some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming he has it? If so, high or low? Read more »