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Dry Humped And Hiv Risk

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Dry Humping that wasn't so dry...

Posted by Sharpie, 1 Reply
Hi,

The other day I was with a guy and he was grinding himself against my anus. He was leaking a lot of precum and he tried to insert himself (no condom) a few times. He never actually inserted himself but he was poking quite hard. Risk or no?

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Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
Hi,

I have been successly treated with Trizivir for four years (since becoming HIV+). All was well until a few weeks ago I noticed the dreaded hump starting to appear behind my neck.

I would like to hear experiences from anyone going through this... Read more »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »

HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.

Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »
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Is dry humping safe for HIV with one partner naked?

Hello Dr. Richard,I had sex a few days back with a girl I met in a party. And it seems she may be in the high risk category. We were both drunk and we had a dry hump. I was in my underwear and in soft material night pants. She was naked. I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I would not be concerned. You were not at risk in this situation. HIV is not transmitted this way. The virus CANNOT make its way through clothing, and into the bloodstream of an uninfected person.In health,Richard... Read more »

HIV from deep kissing/dry humping?!

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm a bit confused, just because I called the CDC hotline and the ansewrs more confused me than anything else. Anyway, I engaged in lots of deep kissing and dry humping (both with our jeans on, but I wasn't wearing underwear...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The CDC couldn't answer such a simple question??? YIKES! I can only assume another bumbling Dubya appointee must be manning the phone lines, if they are that incompetent. Kissing and dry humping are not considered to be a risk for HIV... Read more »

HIV transmission by dry humping

Hi Doc,Requesting to please answer my query I have regarding the transmission of HIV during a dry humping, I and my girlfriend had dry humping with my underwear on as I read on your forum that dry humping is safe!!! during the process of dry humping...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello thereThere is really no possible way for HIV to cross through 1 or more layers of fabric and infect another person. This is known as "dry humping" whether or not you ejaculated or not. If that was a possiblity, half the population in... Read more »

Dry humping & sebaceous cyst

Hi Dr. Bob, Sorry to pester you. I asked you this question but did not get a response and cannot really eat/sleep until I know my risk factors. Can HIV be transmitted through dry humping when both people have their underwear on? The twist is that my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You cannot contract HIV by dry humping with both partners still in their skivvies even if you happen to have a sebaceous cyst. I see no cause for concern, let alone panic.Thanks for your donation (www.concertedeffort.org). Review the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal and Dry Sex in Commercial Sex Work, and Relation to Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV in Meru, Kenya

The aim of the current study was to examine the practice of anal and dry sex within a cohort of female sex workers (FSWs) in Meru, Kenya. A survey was conducted among FSWs: 147 participants were randomly sampled from an existing cohort of... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Surgery Savvy For PWAs

The "buffalo hump" on the back of your neck is now too large to ignore. It's time to get something done. And you sure aren't about to discontinue the ritonavir cocktail that raised your T-cells, suppressed your viral load, and brought you, well,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cleaning Vagina Linked to Increased HIV Risk, Study Finds

Data culled from 13 studies of 14,874 sub-Saharan African women, 791 of whom ended up HIV-positive, found that those cleaning, tightening or drying their vaginas using soap, cloth or paper were more at risk for contracting the virus, according to a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Over the Hump

For almost 20 years, Sandy Lambert's family doctor told him, "If you feel well, don't get an HIV test." He doesn't have that doctor anymore. It wasn't until 1996 when Lambert underwent surgery for an out-of-control staph infection in his thigh... Read more »