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Can You Get Hiv From Touching In Sauna

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Sauna...

Hey doctor,yesterday i went to a gaysauna in Bologna with a friend of mine. I was pretty nervous so i planned on just checking the scene. Anyways, before i knew it i ended up with a guy in a semi-dark room. We jacked off, i rimmed him, we kissed,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Terribly Scared Belgian Boy,Did you really think you could go to a gay sauna in Bologna and just check out the scene without at least a bit of hanky-panky? Come on dude. All those hunky-spunky horned-up Italian hotties dressed in nothing but a... Read more »

sauna gay risks

Hello Dr, I must first thank you for helping all people with a particular life situation, you do a... Read more »

Caresses in the Sauna

Dear Dr. Bob, First let me thank you for doing what you are doing, this is a wonderful mission. My... Read more »
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Ryan Kull said / hot tubs and saunas

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ryan said to sit on a towel when in the sauna so this would mean that HIV can be spread from sitting on it or having it on your body.

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masturbacion en sauna - hay riesgo?

Posted by worried3, 2 Replies
He ido a una casa de masajes un par de veces el ao pasado (2006). De las dos veces, una es la que me preocupa, y es que la otra masajista s que se limpia las manos con alcohol y se lava las manos luego.

Pero en cuanto a la segunda, tengo mis dudas.... Read more »

Tripped over inside gay sauna room and got wounded

Posted by rockyrocky, 1 Reply
Hello, a little paranoid here.

I went to a gay sauna and while entering the steam room I tripped over and my knee was wounded. I would describe the wound as something what kids typically get when running too fast and careless. The wound was not deep... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »