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Does Precum Contain Enough Hiv To Infect

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does precum contain HIV,and where do test in los angeles santa clarita

HI,I am from another country,I found out that my sex partner is HIV+,we always practiced safe sex,but I am not sure if the precum touched the condom while putting on or not,I am very scared and want to test before I go back to my country because I...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Precum can contain HIV, however the concentration of HIV is quite variable. While probably not a very high risk, you are right to be concerned about precum on a condom - IF there is a significant amount of precum on the OUTSIDE tip of the condom.... Read more »

Precum/co-infection in sero-discordant couples

hi!i really appreciate the possibillity of asking you a question. my situation is as follows: i am... Read more »

Precum infectivity when on treatment

I'm on treatment for a year now and since I and my girlfriend don't like condoms we asked... Read more »
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pre-cum???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I picked up a dancer in a gay bar to perform oral sex on me. We got naked and as I was putting on my condom, he was stroking his penis. My condom was stuck, so he used his fingers to take it off and helped me put it on inside out. I am worried that... Read more »

Infected from Pre-Cum

Posted by kenobi, 4 Replies
I am worried of infection.

Here's the story:
I am a man in a relationship with another person, and 3 weeks ago I met another guy on craigslist, who said he was disease free. I wen to house and gave him oral, but I did not let him cum in my mouth (not... Read more »

Precum and infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone out there have any knowledge regarding exposure to Precum (Pre-seminal fluids) and infection.
I recently had a same sex experience involving mutual maturbation with very close genital contact. I am very worried that there was exposure to... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r
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