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Can Indirect Contact With Body Fluids Cause HIV

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Indirect Transfer of Body Fluid.. How Much at Risk?

Dear Dr. Remien: Thank you so much for this forum. Here's my question.... recently I shared a brief encounter with a stripper while inside a club. I touched her vaginal area with one finger... no penetration ... but there was contact with...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

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Columbia University
Please submit this question to The Body's Safe Sex and HIV Prevention Forum... Read more »

indirect exposure to vaginal fluid

Dear Mr Ryan M. KullLately,I was given a body massage by an African sex worker . However I am... Read more »

Indirect Sports Contact - Possible transmission?

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Indirect contacts during mutual masturbation

Posted by Orso, 1 Reply
I am at my first sexual encounters, so the question may sound silly. English is not my mother tongue, so I apologize in advance for any mistakes or problems in explaining myself.

I know mutual masturbation is considered as a safe form of sex. I also... Read more »

Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

Fluid Contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I want to get others thoughts on my concern. I had protected sex 17 days ago with someone who thought they might be hiv+ve. When I was taking off the condom the exterior of the condom may have come into contact with the tip of my penis. Do you... Read more »

Indirect Exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently visited a strip club while out of town. During a dance I briefly touched the vaginal area of the dancer. About 10 minutes later, while driving home, I placed the finger in my mouth. I believe the fluid had dried in that time. Would I... Read more »