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Dick Docking and Penis Rubbing 2: Foreskin

Hello Dr Bob, Thanks to your last reply.That's my second time I sent this question. I've re-done a thorough research about the anatomy of male genitalia. In short, it turns out that information out there is inconsistent. In Wikipedia, two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission/acquisition related to frottage (penis-to-penis rubbing, "dick-docking") remains unchanged. It is not considered to be a risk. Could you shoot a load and hit the urethra? Yes, it's theoretically possible, although not very likely,... Read more »

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 (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Symptoms/Q164134.html) 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 Read more »

Transmission of HIV through docking?

I must admit, never thought this was possible but a friend described to me docking or simply for people who don't know the connecting of penis to penis of two people by sliding the foreskin from one partner over the other's penis. Now to me since...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...semen got directly into the bloodstream, through a microscopic cut or abrasion on the head of the penis. There would also be a risk if the man had another STD like gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or an infection on the head of the penis,... Read more »

Docking

What is the risk of HIV transmission from docking? Does it matter if there is pre-cum? Should it be avoided?I saw a previous post in the archives from 1998 but with all the discussion lately about oral sex, I'd thought I'd check. It seems somewhat...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Yes, the risk for transmission is low. When HIV infected fluids like semen (the pre-cum of infected people can also contain HIV) come into Read more »
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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? 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 Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...that really scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »