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Can You Contract HIV From Touching Vagina

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...happen if a 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,... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

What Is Going On?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...At 2 of the best clinics in London I was told that it is virtually impossible to contract HIV in the way I am describing. (Touching a woman's vagina with a tongue for 5 seconds, without swallowing or any significant Read more »

Your opinion please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i guesss) i got infected by using her makeup, or maybe she got a little blood on her hand or anywhere else and when she was touching my face or when i hug her i got infected because my lips were very broken or i got a paper cut or another cut i... Read more »