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Can You Get AIDS From Docking

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Docking and Penis-Rubbing

Hi Dr Bob, I sent you a question before and would be grateful if you could answer it.I did a search for docking. A post ( was posted around 2005 and that post refers to a man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The risk of "dick-docking" for 10 seconds versus "for like a minute or something" would be the same: essentially nonexistent!As for "the mucous membranes along the shaft of the penis and on the head," well, there... Read more »

Dick docking And Hiv risk

Simple and direct questioncan docking cause Hiv?there is direct exchange of ejaculate had anybody... Read more »


What is the risk of HIV transmission from docking? Does it matter if there is pre-cum? Should it be... Read more »
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Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi. I am new at this forum. On may 4th I had some docking with my partner (HIV +) and some of his pre cum touched my penis on the shaft and on the head. Then I rubbed my penis against my partners anus (no condom was used in this two). There was no... Read more »

sound familiar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey guys look what i found: I've heard of gay men practicing a term called docking, which is grinding two penis's together. With a hetrosexual version of this, is to grind the penis against the vigina without having... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Research Uncovers Signaling Pathways Related To Brain-immune System Links - May Lay Groundwork For Novel HIV Treatment

Main Category: HIV / AIDS News
Article Date: 18 May 2006 - 8:00am (PDT)

New research on signaling pathways in immune cells... Read more »

im so terrified

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
6 weeks ago i had a grinding experience, i have read the facts and know the low chances of hiv, but in the 3 week i developed a sore throat and lymphnodes swelling in my groin. This is what has me petrified. Teh pain only lasted 3 days, but after... Read more »