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Giving Handjob Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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Aids from Giving Handjob

Hello,I recently gave a handjob to a stranger and his semen came in contact with a very small but "open" cuticle. Besides the fact that I have been constantly beating myself up over the experience....my first homosexual encounter (I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, your worry is not realistic. Your problem seems to be the guilt associated with your first homosexual encounter. I strongly recommend you get counseling to help you sort out your sexual identity concerns, as well as your irrational fears... Read more »

Mostly handjob but some oral sex (precum is scaring me)

Hello Doctor,First I wanna say that I am making a donation to your foundation. My question is that... Read more »
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Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
A few days ago I ended up going to a Lapdance bar with friends while working in the USA. After much beer and coaxing from my friends I ended up getting a private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which... Read more »

Handjob Dangers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The day after Christmas I went to a massage parlor. Had a table bath, a (bad) massage, and a handjob to completion. I understand that the risks are considered quite low for this type of activity, but I found out that the place also does full-service... Read more »

Giving vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I gave vaginal oral sex and french kissing to a stripper and now I worried that I may have contracted HIV. I was tested at 10 & 28 days with the PCR and both were negative. Also, I tested at 2.5, 4, & 7 weeks with the antibody test and they... Read more »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a... Read more »