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Can You Contract HIV From Touching Anus

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Precum in sores

I am gay and recently had sex with another guy from Australia (one night stand) whilst on holiday in Sydney. We had anal sex where I was the "bottom". We used a condom at all times whilst he was inside me. The next day I relised I had an outbreak of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...G'day mate!Your HIV-acquisition risk from the Downunder event you describe is negligible at best. I agree with the doctor at your local GUM clinic!As Read more »

Fingering and HIV ??

Hello Dr. Bob!I'm writing you from Wienna and came to you through my friedn, who gived me the link... Read more »

risk, second post- no ans find in my country

i post earlier and i am sorry to keep posting but is just i haven't receive an answer yet and i am... Read more »
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... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment, especially... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women... Read more »
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...drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no visible cuts in my glans or in body of my penis.... Read more »

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...They all performed unprotected cunnilingus on me too, many times(they went down on my vagina without a barrier at all). Did I contract HIV from ANY of them or what I did, assuming ANY or ALL of them were positive? Read more »

I think I just seconverted

Posted by 5821soul, 2 Replies
...3 weeks ago I have protected sex with an unknow status guy... but when i pull the condom out there were some sprerm that touch my anus, 2.5 weeks after I got a weird rash on my hand for a couple of days then I got a severe sore throat with all my... Read more »

help...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...myself from doing anything other than leave. i think i was penetrating him for 5 minutes os so, and the only fuid i can see touching some areas of my hand was lube. was I in any risk? Read more »