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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...
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.... Read more »

"Anal Grinding HIV Risk"

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what is "grinding"?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I heard it is suppoed to be low risk, but what is it? I always thought it was like pretending to do anal, but not really inserting it inside. This can't be safe is it? The guy could easily ram it in since you're back is turned. Then the pain would... Read more »

grinding question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
the other day this guy rubbed his penis against my vagina and he had a lot of precum. We were both pretty drunk but there was no penetration. Am I at any risk from this?

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
how risky is grinding. I thught it was safe. im so scared now

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Oral Sex Lots of Grinding that created raw spot

Posted by Panic, 2 Replies

About 4 weeks ago I was at a strip joint. I had a private dance with a lot of grinding. The girl also inserted my penis in her mouth a couple of times. I noticed the next day a raw spot on my penis. I went into a panic. About 2 weeks... Read more »