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Do People Catch AIDS From Rubbing Vagina

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vagina to vagina rubbing ... and risks

I am a lesbian who practices frottage. My gf and I rub bodies ... more specifically vaginas. Is it possible to get AIDS from this sort of frottage when there's direct exposure to vaginal fluids?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Frottage is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. However, if you and/or your girlfriend are worried about your status, a single HIV rapid test will give you a definitive result in just 20 minutes.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

rubbing penis tip against vagina.

Hello,I visited an escort,i dont know her HIV status,we had protected vaginal sex and i did not... Read more »

rubbing against a vagina unprotected

Hi am very nervous, scared, upset and very disappointed in myself. I keep getting these suicidal... Read more »
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Connect With Others

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

Condom Failed during rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I have read a lot about HIV, the way it transmits. Althoug I am little
afraid over my incident.

I was with a prostitute. I did not do any vaginal or anal intercourse.
She performed Oral Sex on me with a condom. But then after I was rubbin my
penis... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert,

I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!

I am scared over the incident told below!

Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »