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Two guys materbating

Dr BobI have a question about mutual masterbation? Me and another guy was materbating and with the same hand he used to masterbate himself with he used to play with my nut sac when I was materbating. I am concerned about precum being on his hand...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that on your "nut sac". (There is some recent information that HIV may enter intact skin at the localized site of healed herpes lesions.) HIV testing is not warranted. Dr. Bob Read more »

Herpes and HIV Transmission Revisited

Dear Dr. Bob: I sent a version of this following query to you a couple weeks ago, but no reply from... Read more »

fordyce spots v herpes

I am 43, HIV+ and have little yellow raised spots on my penis and lips that don't change in size... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Reducing Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission While Breastfeeding, Effect of Herpes Treatments on Transmission

...susceptibility to HIV because numerous studies in the past 20 years have found that herpes increases the risk of HIV by creating lesions that serve as points of entry into the body for the virus. The study was conducted among 3,000 men who have... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...conducive to HIV infection, explaining why STIs in general are a risk factor for acquiring HIV. For more information about HIV/AIDS research, visit the NIAID HIV/AIDS portal , and for more information about HSV-2 research, go to NIAID's ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...appears within 2 weeks after you become infected and can last for several weeks. These symptoms might include tingling or sores (lesions) near the area where the virus has entered your body, such as on your genital or rectal area, on your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...occurs in African men and people with a weakened immune system. The most common cause of KS now is HIV infection. KS is a sign of AIDS. KS usually shows up in the skin, or in the linings of the mouth, nose, or eye. KS can also spread to the... Read more »
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Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I am also infected by HIV? I went... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is Read more »

What are odds unprotected vaginal with herpies sor

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...What are odds of transmission being insertive partner doing unprotected vaginal sex with herpies sore if lady friend is poz? Thanks Read more »

Oral sex STD

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
...have never had sexual contact with anyone besides one bj from a friend of mine in May. I have not fuffered any outbreaks like lesions andwhat not. I talked to the doctor in November and she said not to worty about STDs as I would have known at 6... Read more »