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HIV Transmission Rubbing Vagina

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vagina to vagina rubbing ... and risks

I am a lesbian who practices frottage. My gf and I rub bodies ... more specifically vaginas. Is it possible to get AIDS from this sort of frottage when there's direct exposure to vaginal fluids?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Frottage is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. However, if you and/or your girlfriend are worried about your status, a single HIV rapid test will give you a definitive result in just 20 minutes.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Is hiv present if a women rubs outside vagina

If a women were to rub the outside of her vagina and then rub her breast but no fluid was visible... Read more »

Transmission through rubbing

Hello,I have been worried recently after a contact with a person. There was a man I liked but I did... Read more »
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Only a year ago, there was much hand-wringing over pretty much everything having to do with PrEP, including whether it should even be prescribed. Most of us assumed that PrEP would be used by men who have sex with men (MSM) living in big cities.... Read more »
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Bacterial Vaginosis Associated With Increased Risk of HIV Transmission From Women to Men, Study Shows

Bacterial vaginosis (BV), a condition characterized by a disruption in normal vaginal bacteria, is associated with a more than three-fold increased risk of HIV transmission from an infected woman with the condition to her uninfected male partner,... Read more »
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Carraguard Ineffective for Preventing HIV Transmission, Study Finds; Researchers Say That Microbicide Research Should Continue

The experimental vaginal microbicide Carraguard is not effective for preventing male-to-female HIV transmission, but researchers should continue efforts to develop a female-controlled HIV-prevention method, according to a study published recently in... Read more »
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Antiretroviral Drugs Could Be Used to Prevent Vaginal Transmission of HIV, Study Says

Antiretroviral drugs might be effective at preventing the vaginal transmission of HIV, according to a study published in the Jan. 14 issue of PLoS Medicine , the Austin American-Statesman reports. For the study, Victor Garcia-Martinez, professor... Read more »
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Condom Failed during rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I have read a lot about HIV, the way it transmits. Althoug I am little
afraid over my incident.

I was with a prostitute. I did not do any vaginal or anal intercourse.
She performed Oral Sex on me with a condom. But then after I was rubbin my
penis... Read more »

rubbing penis with precum

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks,

My ex-boyfriend used to rub his bare penis around my vaginal area during foreplay (dry humping in a way). He would then put on a condom before intercourse and ejaculation. How likely is it that I could get HIV from precum rubbing around and... Read more »

Rubbing?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
Hi there,
Been with my new gf for about 2 mos now. Last night we didnt have sex but she rubbed her vagina on my scrotum and on the shaft a little bit. I didn't insert it. My didn't have sex because we didn't have a condom. I'm a little worried... Read more »

Rubbing And Wetness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently visited a prostitute about 10 weeks back.When i got to her apartment and met her she had a rash all over her upperbody and a white coating on her tounge.She offered me sex but i was nervouse with what i had seen so just settled for... Read more »