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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Sex Toys

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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 answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Glad you found the information here enlightening and helpful. I find it unfortunately that you "have never had sexual contact with anybody" and yet are still worried about STDs, including HIV! Your fears about contracting HIV from your... Read more »

Can hpv be transmitted through the use of shared sex toys?

Can the hpv virus be transfered from person to person through sex toys? How long can the hpv virus... Read more »

Shared Sex Toys

How long can std's live on a shared sex toy? I know HIV most likely won't live very long... Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Which HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care Are Engaging in Risky Sex and Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Infections: Findings From a Boston Community Health Center

In this study, the researchers set out to determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in a cohort of HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) and to identify the demographic and behavioral characteristics of those infected with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Work, Drug Use, HIV Infection, and Spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Moscow, Russian Federation

The Russian Federation has high rates of HIV-1 infection and a growing epidemic of other STDs. Highest rates of HIV infection are in major cities such as Moscow, where new cases are moving beyond the initial core group of injecting drug users (IDUs)... 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 »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

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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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