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HIV transmission from shared anal sex toys?

Question for Dr Bob Frascino:Please can you advise whehter in your professional opinion I am at risk of having contracted HIV thanks. I'm hetero and have always enjoyed my g/f's using butt plugs and strap-on toys on me (kinky but fun!)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Kinky-But-Fun Steve,HIV does not survive very long outside the body. That, plus the fact the hooker wrapped her strap-on stump before she started to hump, would indicated your HIV risk is essentially nil. The decision whether to get tested is... Read more »

Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some... Read more »

Cleaning Toys (SEX TOYS)

I know that we shouldn;t share toys when playing, but can someone else use my toys if I've... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Sex Toys Can Show Traces of HPV 24 Hours After Use, Have Increased Chance of Spreading Virus, Despite Cleaning

This article was reported by Medical Daily . Medical Daily reported on a study showing that shared sex toys can retain traces of human papillomavirus (HPV) even after cleaning. Researchers from the Division of Infectious Diseases at Indiana... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men -- New York City, 2005-2010

In the United States, an estimated 3.2 million persons are living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. 1 HCV transmission occurs primarily through percutaneous exposure to blood, and persons who inject drugs are at greatest risk for infection.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Serosorting Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men Is Associated With Increased Self-Reported Incidence of Bacterial Sexually Transmissible Infections

The researchers undertook to quantify the frequency of HIV serosorting among MSM in Germany, and to evaluate the association of serosorting with other sexual risk management approaches (RMA) and with the frequency of bacterial STI. In 2006, an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Behavioral Intervention Reduces HIV Transmission Risk by Promoting Sustained Serosorting Practices Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men

The goal of the current study was to examine factors that explain the effect of a cognitive-behavioral intervention, the Healthy Living Project, on HIV transmission risk reductions among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM). A total of... Read more »
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HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »

Sex Toys

Posted by Anonymous
I am a married male who is bisexual. I occasionally need to be with another male. I always play safe. I engage in mutual masterbation. I don't engage in oral sex or anal sex. I was curious about being the receptive partner in anal sex and purchased... Read more »

What is a good place to get sex toys?

Posted by phoebe2
Hey,
Im wondering to know more about sex toys. Specifically which sex toys are better than others, what materials are best, and how to choose a sex toy?
Thank you!

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Do couples use sex toys?

Posted by jeniluis
Recently, my boyfriend suggested for us to use sex toys, and I am happy with this as I feel 100% comfortable around him.
However this is very new to me and I just wondered if many couples use toys?
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