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How Long Does Bacteria Live On Sex Toy

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Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Glad you found the information here enlightening and helpful. I find it unfortunately that you "have never had sexual contact with anybody" and yet are still worried about STDs, including HIV! Your fears about contracting HIV from your... Read more »

Question and donation (SEX TOYS)

Dear Dr Bob,Great site, good advice with a touch of humour.Well done. How does one donate? How is... Read more »

Shared Sex Toys

How long can std's live on a shared sex toy? I know HIV most likely won't live very long... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS 101: The Three and Four Letter Acronyms

We have been living with bacteria and viruses since before homo became erectus . In fact, some bacteria are healthy and necessary for us to survive, like the ones that live in our stomachs and lower intestines that are helpful to our daily... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Trauma: Frozen Moments, Frozen Lives

The Trauma Continuum Immediate Effects of Trauma Long-Term Effects of Unresolved Trauma Getting Help For Serious Symptoms Trauma and HIV Common Symptoms of Unresolved Trauma Trauma and HIV Risk Trauma and HIV Health Trauma Therapy... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Sex Toys Can Show Traces of HPV 24 Hours After Use, Have Increased Chance of Spreading Virus, Despite Cleaning

This article was reported by Medical Daily . Medical Daily reported on a study showing that shared sex toys can retain traces of human papillomavirus (HPV) even after cleaning. Researchers from the Division of Infectious Diseases at Indiana... Read more »
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Hot Topics: How Long to Live?; Plastic Surgery; Depression and Anxiety; Fluctuating CD4 Count; and More March 4, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS ... Read more »
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What is a good place to get sex toys?

Posted by phoebe2
Hey,
Im wondering to know more about sex toys. Specifically which sex toys are better than others, what materials are best, and how to choose a sex toy?
Thank you!

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Do couples use sex toys?

Posted by jeniluis
Recently, my boyfriend suggested for us to use sex toys, and I am happy with this as I feel 100% comfortable around him.
However this is very new to me and I just wondered if many couples use toys?
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HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »

Sex Toys

Posted by Anonymous
I am a married male who is bisexual. I occasionally need to be with another male. I always play safe. I engage in mutual masterbation. I don't engage in oral sex or anal sex. I was curious about being the receptive partner in anal sex and purchased... Read more »