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HIV Transmission Genital Rubbing

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HIV risk from handjob on penis with genital sores present

Hi DoctorIf you answer my question I will be very grateful and donate at least 50 pounds to your admirable foundation.Basically 4 weeks ago in Thailand I visited a massage parlour. After the massage I got the sexworker to give me a handjob until I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...based on your report!First, I have no idea what "natural spots you get at the bottom of the penis" are. If indeed these were "genital sores" as you suggest, it's important to determine what the cause may be: herpes, syphilis, genital warts, etc.... Read more »

Outer Genital Contact

Dr. Kull,First of all, congratulations as usual on a great job, and if your direct yet... Read more »

Body Massage -- HIV risk?

Ryan,Recently I was foolish enough to have a wet body massage in Thailand. This involved the girl... Read more »
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Genital Beading: A Risk Factor for HIV in Taiwanese Men

... I'm at a poster entitled, "Genital Beading as the Predictor of HIV Status in Male Drug Offenders in Taiwan." 1 I'm here with one of the researchers. Could you Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...during sexual contact. Even when the STD causes no breaks or open sores, the infection can stimulate an immune response in the genital area that can make HIV transmission more likely. In addition, if an HIV-infected person is also infected with... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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hickie and cuts?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...red mark on me), and touched a guy's penis(which seemed moist) and then touched a one day old open cut on my lower lip, and he rubbed his own penis(which might have been a bit moist from his semen, then he touched my genitals a few seconds later.... Read more »

I've posted the Q i asked the dr Bob 4 times. Help

Posted by Scaredgoad, 1 Reply
...+ through WB that i got results for today. doc I held her with my hands, caressed her doubles with bare hands and did the rubbing...do bob, what my are my odds of being safe? Doc bob, please please help me. Its scaring me. would appreciate... Read more »

Rash? Someone please provide 411

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
...HI everyone. I am a little concerned. I had what appears to be a VERY low risk activity for contracting HIV but all of the sudden (its been exactly a month) I developed weird spots on my chest. I cant really describe the spots but they Read more »

Need help and assurance - peculiar exposure

Posted by cricket, 1 Reply
...Hi Had handjob, rubbing and brief boob kissing exposure 3 months back at massage parlour. No other sexual activity other than these and full body massage. Read more »