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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Frottage

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frottage

Recently I had an encounter with a guy I later found out was HIV +. We did not have any anal penetration, but we did have oral sex and he rubbed his penis on my anus and press it against my anus. He did not ejaculate either. I am concerned because I...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-The risk from the activities you describe are low. First, your partners HIV viral load was undetectable. People with undetectable viral load in the blood have a much lower chance of transmitting HIV to others. Much of these data come... Read more »

Kissing, frottage, and mutual masterbation.

Dear Dr. Frascino, first off I would like to thank you for the work you do! The world needs more... Read more »

Anal frottage

Hello! About four months ago I engaged in anal rubbing/frottage. The guy ejaculated outside of my... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexually Transmitted HIV Infection Among African Americans in North Carolina

In the context of high rates of heterosexually transmitted HIV infection among African Americans in the southeastern United States, which greatly exceeds such transmission among whites, the investigators launched a study to determine risk factors... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

92% of HIV Infections in Mauritius Transmitted Through Injection Drug Use, Government Reports

About 92% of new HIV infections in Mauritius are transmitted through injection drug use, up from 14% in 2002, the government said Monday, Reuters Health reports. Satya Faugoo, Mauritius' minister of health and quality of life, said the government... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Association Between Lack of Circumcision and HIV, HSV-2 and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Observational studies of the association of circumcision and HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) "have yielded mixed results," noted the authors. The current report examines the relationship between circumcision and HIV, herpes... Read more »
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frottage exposure - scared to death

Posted by devilangel, 1 Reply
hi,

can anyone help me here? i am a little - in fact a lot , freaked out. i dont know wht to do. well i recently visited a private sex worker. we started with kissing and fondling. i rubbed her vagina and used some saliva to lubricate it. i then made... Read more »

Risk of STD's including HIV from mutual masturbation and frottage?!

Posted by JoeD93, 1 Reply
About a week ago, I met a guy from online for a one night thing. Before this encounter, I gave a hand job to a guy a few days before and he ejaculated on my hand (not worried about that), but before that the last time I did anything sexual was in... Read more »

Frottage

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
Just wondering since my exposure included this: Has anyone ever heard of anyone testing hiv postive after being exposed to HIV positive seminal fluid during frottage? Also if a HIV positive persons seminal fluids get on recent razor burn can HIV... Read more »

Is frottage safe?

Posted by Justagirl, 2 Replies
I've searched The Body for an answer and can't seem to come up with one. Anyways, according to Dr. Bob, frottage is safe. But what happens if a guy who is not wearing a condom rubs his penis in my clitoral region? Is it possible to get infected?... Read more »