Genital Rubbing Risks

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HIV risk from handjob on penis with genital sores present

Hi DoctorIf you answer my question I will be very grateful and donate at least 50 pounds to your admirable foundation.Basically 4 weeks ago in Thailand I visited a massage parlour. After the massage I got the sexworker to give me a handjob until I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...based on your report!First, I have no idea what "natural spots you get at the bottom of the penis" are. If indeed these were "genital sores" as you suggest, it's important to determine what the cause may be: herpes, syphilis, genital warts, etc.... Read more »

Washing genital organs after unsafe sex

I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago. She has just tested positive to HIV test. I washed... Read more »

Genital Herpes

Dr Frascino,How are you? I hope you are doing well.Quick question, can one get genital herpes from... Read more »
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Genital Beading: A Risk Factor for HIV in Taiwanese Men

... I'm at a poster entitled, "Genital Beading as the Predictor of HIV Status in Male Drug Offenders in Taiwan." 1 I'm here with one of the researchers. Could you Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Creams and Ointments Creams and ointments are used for skin and nail infections. They can be used at the corners of the mouth or rubbed into affected areas of skin, including the labia. They should be applied two to four times a day by gentle and... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United Read more »