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What Are The Risks From Grinding

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What are the risks from "Grinding"

I've heard of gay men practicing a term called docking, which is grinding two penis's together. With a hetrosexual version of this, is to grind the penis against the vigina without having intercourse. I've recently done this with a high risk...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question:"Grinding" involves direct genital-to-genital contact (or direct genital-to-anal contact) without penetration. This can involve direct penis-to-penis contact, penis-to-anus contact, or penis-to-vagina contact. This... Read more »

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I have recently met a man through the internet and he has agreed to some sex play wherein we are... Read more »

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Just a question to ease my nerves.... pls. help...

Posted by Anonymous
I would just like to ask if ARS can manifest itself as a one-day fever/flu? Bcoz i had one after a supposedly extreme low risk grinding with a female masseur... it's just a 1-2 sec grind though.... it's freaking me out... thank you so much... a... Read more »

Just a question to ease my nerves.... pls. help...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I would just like to ask if ARS can manifest itself as a one-day fever/flu? Bcoz i had one after a supposedly extreme low risk grinding with a female masseur... it's just a 1-2 sec grind though.... it's freaking me out... thank you so much... a... Read more »

worried about pre-cum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear Doctor: Could you help me with one question? I had my underware on when my boyfriend was using his penis rubbing against me down there. For a few seconds, I felt his pennis touched me. He didn't cum, but I heard the pre-cum can come without... Read more »

Jazz, if you're here, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Jazz, A couple weeks ago, you told me no risk for grinding/frottage with undewear on. It has been 4-5 weeks since exposure and I had a small rash under my arm last week and now this week I have diarreha. I have not had a fever or swollen lymph... Read more »