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Can You Get HIV From Foreplay

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Foreplay with HIV person

Posted by travis, 2 Replies
Hi. What's the risks of havinf a foreplay with a HIV positive person? By foreplay, I mean no sex, blowjob or cunnilingus. Just mutual masturbation and little kissing.


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Please help!

Posted by tommyc2, 1 Reply
A few months ago, a girl gave me oral but afterwards my frenulum (banjo string) broke during foreplay. I want to know whether my chances of HIV are higher? Her HIV status was unknown.
Please help because I don't know whether this is serious... Read more »

am i infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had sex with a prostitute about a month ago. I'm not sure if she is HIV positive, but anyways during foreplay my penis entered her vagina without wearing a condom, but only for a few seconds. Afterwards, I washed the entire area with soap and... Read more »


Posted by Jesse, 2 Replies
Im at the breaking point in my life where I dont know which way to turn or who to get the right advise from.

My story:
A month ago I engaged in rather heavy foreplay with a man whose status I am unsure of.
This never lead to sex but rather intense... Read more »

HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
I was having some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming he has it? If so, high or low? Read more »
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Foreplay HIV transmission - plz answer

Dear I had sex with escort on memorial weekend with escorts with condom, only worried about the foreplay act like breast sucking and lip kiss. Since I had sucked the breast for few minutes I,m worried a lot. Do HIV test is warranted for me. Please...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereSucking/licking on a woman's breast (even for protracted periods of time) is not considered an HIV-transmission risk. If my reassurance is not enough for you to shake your worries, get an HIV test at the 4 week mark. The result will... Read more »

Nipple foreplay and he bit too hard causing bleeding: HIV risk for me??

I was having foreplay with my new boyfriend. He is in the military and is clean but is due for his bi-annual std testings this week. I am recently divorced and completely disease free. He was sucking and biting my nipples and bit too hard causing a...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You could have caught Syphilis. The primary symptom of Syphilis is a small, painless bump called a chancre. In addition to appearing in and around the vagina and rectum, the chancre can appear in the mouth, and transmission can happen when... Read more »

HIV by foreplay?

if a man uses his fingers on a woman/man can HIV/STD be transmitted that way. I am more interested in the person who will be recieving the finger! According to some posts here open cuts represent a problem so if the man has cuts and he is hiv+ is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The risk of HIV transmission through fingering is negligible for either the insertive or receptive partner. There is no evidence of HIV transmission occurring in either direction. If an HIV infected person's finger is bleeding and is inserted... Read more »

touching foreplay

Can my mate get hiv from finger stimulation or foreplay...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIThis is one of the safest ways to have sexual intimacies without intercourse. I cannot tell from your question if you are positive so I will go off the assumption that you are and as long as there are no open sores and a direct exchange of body... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Women: The Sex Factor

22% of people living with AIDS in the U.S. are women: 88,815. In 2003, 27% of new HIV infections in the U.S. were in women. African-American women are 25 times more likely than white women and four times more likely than Latina women to have an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctor Uses Kama Sutra to Help Sex Workers in India Fight Spread of HIV/AIDS

Dr. Sachchidananda Sarkar, head of the government's anti-AIDS program in India's West Bengal state, uses the Kama Sutra, an ancient Indian text, to encourage sex workers in Kolkata to "make the most of foreplay" and try to satisfy customers with... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

When Opposites Attract

Note: All names have been changed. Alex's HIV status didn't affect Robin's decision to marry him. She loved him and, for her, that was all that mattered. They talked extensively with doctors and numerous health educators about the risks involved... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Condomless Nation, Male Edition: Three Black Men Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves

With one in 50 Black Americans infected with HIV -- and experts estimating that one in 16 Black men and one in 30 Black women will become infected during their lifetimes -- you'd think that folks would use condoms all the time. Yet rising HIV and... Read more »