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Can You Contract HIV From Frottage

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risk of woman contracting HIV from frottage

As I have read from millions of posts about frottage, it is a low risk activity.however, most of the post are penis to penis or penis to anus frottage. I would just like to know if a woman can contract HIV from a man through penis to vagina frottage...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrottage not matter the parts that are touching is considered a small risk. But anytime where there is an opportunity for direct body fluid exchange to occur the risk of HIV is there.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Frottage Fears

Last night, I engaged in frottage with another man. Specifically, I rubbed my penis against his... Read more »

Frottage - low risk or no risk ?

Hi Doctor,Just witnessing the first Gay Weddings here in Scotland today so if you and Steve are up... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

frottage

Posted by Liloki, 2 Replies
I am a gay male who is worried that I have exposed myself to the hiv virus. My last partners is hiv positive, undetectable viral load and has otherwise good health. A week ago while we were naked in bed I began rubbing my penis on his anal region.... Read more »