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How Likely Is It To Get AIDS From Touching Anus

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Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please help me I am making myself sick with worry. I Fingered a girl of unknown HIV status (not inside her but just the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk... Read more »

Call me morbid all you like......

Posted by Benders, 6 Replies
OK this is a touch morbid, but i was thinking today, is it better to die ( eventually )of 'the HIV' or die before, because think about it boys and girls even with medical advancements how long do we actually have (sorry i think i'm in my realist... Read more »

"The AIDS-like Disease Seldom Mentioned"

Posted by My3Cents
UK PROGRESSIVE published one of my letters about NON HIV AIDS.

This marked its 9th publication on 4 continents. This topic has been censored from mainstream media since 1992.

www.ukprogressive.co.uk/the-aids-like-disease-seldom-mentioned/article208... Read more »
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Massuse's Foot Touched My Anus

A female masseuse's foot grazed my anus during a recent massage. I have mild hemmoroids, and was concerned about being at risk of HIV. There was no cuts on her feet. Am I at risk?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No, there is no way that you could acquire HIV in this manner. Take care,LHW... Read more »

Precum on anus

What are the chances of getting HIV if a small amount of precum touched the opening of our anus but did not go inside, and nothing was inserted?It was a very brief encounter with another guy in which little masturbation acurred.I think thr tip of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I agree with your doctor. There is very little risk for infection if only a small amount of precum came into contact with the opening of your anus. In fact, you don't even know that that even occurred!RMK... Read more »

Penis leaned on the anus

Hey,i have a question for you,probably it is not new for you, but i need an answer. I had an erotic massage made buy i man i had just known. The problem is that, while ha was doing his job, i was laying in bed.He asked me if i wanted an anal...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
When you think about your risk for sexual transmission of HIV, you should first consider the model for transmission: HIV infected fluids (blood, semen, and vaginal secretions) coming into contact with the mucous membranes (the lining of the... Read more »

itchy anus

dear doc.im 39 hiv poz on sustiva and combivir also have hpv.had a wart and it dissapeared when starting meds.howeever for about a week now my anus has been red verry itchy and kinda burns when i touch it.dont believe its hemroids what could this...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
It's diffcult to be sure what's going on, based on what you've described. I'm not aware of any drug-induced problems, related to either Combivir or efavirenz that could explain your symptoms.I'd speak with your healthcare... Read more »
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