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How Risky Is Pre-cum Contact With The Urethra

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How risky is pre-cum contact with the urethra

Hello. I am very nervous. A guy gave me a hand-job after playing with himself for a little bit. I noticed when I was playing with him that he was leaking pre-cum. I'm scared that some of his pre-cum might have come into contact with my urethra....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Any time HIV infected fluids come into contact with mucous membranes (like the lining of the urethra), there is a chance for infection. If your partner's pre-cum (pre-ejaculate or pre-semen) contained HIV, then transmission is possible. It is... Read more »

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Pre cum in contact with anus???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am just curious. I have not had unprotected anal intercourse in several years however I want to know if pre cum on a penis comes in contact with some chafed skin around the anus , am I at risk? Recently, I had some abrasions around my anus (not... Read more »

PreCum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
All I want to know is if a girl can get pregnant from precum?

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Pre Cum and scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This is strange but things happen during sex. I am super safe using condoms. I am the bottom. Well as I was watching him put the comdom on I noticed a lot of pre cum. Seems like everybody has a hard time putting the condom on at the first role... Read more »

Infection from Pre-cum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If by chance you were exposed to pre-cum and was infected, would you seroconvert later than if you were infected by semen? What are the chances of being infected by precum with only one exposure? Read more »