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Can Someone Get HIV From Rubbing Vagina

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Is hiv present if a women rubs outside vagina

If a women were to rub the outside of her vagina and then rub her breast but no fluid was visible then I rubbed her breast and and masterbated am I at risk for transmision of HIV ?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're wondering if HIV can travel from the outside of a vagina via the touch of a hand and travel to the breast by touch ("but no visible fluid") and then travel from the breast via a different hand and ultimately arrive on... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection due to rubbing of penis on vagina...

Sir,I am a 27 years old male from india...I had a encounter with a girl of unknown status at hotel.... Read more »

vagina to vagina rubbing ... and risks

I am a lesbian who practices frottage. My gf and I rub bodies ... more specifically vaginas. Is it... Read more »
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Condom Failed during rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I have read a lot about HIV, the way it transmits. Althoug I am little
afraid over my incident.

I was with a prostitute. I did not do any vaginal or anal intercourse.
She performed Oral Sex on me with a condom. But then after I was rubbin my
penis... Read more »

rubbing penis with precum

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks,

My ex-boyfriend used to rub his bare penis around my vaginal area during foreplay (dry humping in a way). He would then put on a condom before intercourse and ejaculation. How likely is it that I could get HIV from precum rubbing around and... Read more »

Rubbing?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
Hi there,
Been with my new gf for about 2 mos now. Last night we didnt have sex but she rubbed her vagina on my scrotum and on the shaft a little bit. I didn't insert it. My didn't have sex because we didn't have a condom. I'm a little worried... Read more »

Rubbing And Wetness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently visited a prostitute about 10 weeks back.When i got to her apartment and met her she had a rash all over her upperbody and a white coating on her tounge.She offered me sex but i was nervouse with what i had seen so just settled for... Read more »