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Can You Contract HIV From Precum

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HIV from precum/cum on hand - freaking out

Hi,My fiance was recently away for the week. I went to an adult book store and saw someone I know and we shook hands (he is gay). He said that he gave some people head and jerked off a few more. We spoke for approximately 10 minutes. I went to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is no way you could get HIV via a hand job by proxy. There is no risk associated with this event so let the baby making commence. DW... Read more »

precum and cut

hi, please am really bordered and i need help.about 2 weeks ago i was having foreplay with a guy he... Read more »

Precum/co-infection in sero-discordant couples

hi!i really appreciate the possibillity of asking you a question. my situation is as follows: i am... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines Why Merck Vaccine Candidate Might Have Increased Likelihood of Contracting HIV

Trials of Merck 's experimental HIV vaccine were halted in September 2007 because the drug might have increased the likelihood of contracting the virus rather than preventing it, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Experimental... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Infants Born to HIV-Positive Women With Herpes More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Says

Infants born to HIV-positive women diagnosed with genital herpes during pregnancy are more likely to contract HIV, according to a study published in the December 2005 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology , Reuters reports. Katherine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Woman Sues Drug Company for Failing to Warn Husband About Risk of Contracting HIV-2 in Company's Lab

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five Toddlers Die of AIDS in Kazakhstan After 61 Contract HIV in Medical Treatment

On Monday, a regional health official said five of at least 61 toddlers who contracted HIV during medical treatment in southern Kazakhstan have died of AIDS-related illnesses. Of about 13,000 children who received treatments including blood... Read more »
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Unsure about the risk level & precum! :/

Posted by ColorBee12, 1 Reply
I recently was engaging in foreplay with a friend and all is good until I decided to lick up his shaft and suck on the shaft and side of his dick.. his dick felt dry and had been exposed to air for at least 10 minutes.. however I do know that he had... Read more »

If precum is injested and mouth is healthy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If I injested precum and my mouth was completely healthy is there anyway to get hiv? Also, what if I have some bleeding of the gums when brushing, but I hadn't brushed since the morning? thanks Read more »

pre-cum

Posted by paranoid, 1 Reply
hi all:
this happened a little over a month ago:
in a foolish moment, i had about 30 seconds of unprotected vaginal intercourse w/ my ex. he didn't cum, and i was quick to find a condom. last i knew, he was clean, and i'd tested negative in january. ... Read more »

worried about pre-cum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear Doctor:

Could you help me with one question?

I had my underware on when my boyfriend was using his penis rubbing against me down there. For a few seconds, I felt his pennis touched me. He didn't cum, but I heard the pre-cum can come without he... Read more »