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Can Someone Get HIV From Touching Anus

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Masturbation

A man asked me that when he did masturbate. He sometimes got things and stuffed his anus. He is worried that if he got HIV or not with this situation : someone in his family went out, touched the blood, went home and touched that thing. Then he got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,So your buddy "sometimes got things and stuffed his anus"??? Hmm . . . like what? Do you mean things like the usual cucumber or banana or are we talking more unique items, like a microwave, Read more »

Anal touching - I pray not with blood!

Hi dr bob, Great sight, I am concerned about a potential exposure. A couple months ago I went for a... Read more »

Contact through sponge?

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31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...encounter with a CSW on the 16th of August this year. I received protected Oral and I slightly fingered her Anus and had protected Anal with her. Why I am worried is because I masturbated with the same hand that I fingered her anus and I touched... Read more »

No penetration = no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on my back, too and ejaculate oozed down between my butt cheeks and down my leg. Sorry to be so graphic but am I at risk for HIV infection? He doesn't know his status. Read more »

if tip of penis just touches opening of penis???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If the tip of my penis went between someones crack and touched the opening of the anal wall without a condom, is it possible to get hiv from this, and if so, what are the odds of it happening. I am circumsized and Read more »

Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unknown HIV status (not inside her but just the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk involved with this ? Would the fluid have dried ? I am at week 3 and... Read more »