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HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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Washing vagina after sex

Does washing vagina after sex lower risk of HIV infection?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFor women, HIV transmission occurs inside of us. As the man ejaculates or fluid gets into our vagina the body absorbs the fluid in and that is how HIV is transmitted to women. Cleaning the outside of the vagina is a great thing to do to protect... Read more »

Cleaning Genitals with Alcohol??

Hi: I have a couple of questions. (1) First, I had protected, vaginal sex with a female sex worker like 9 months ago. After cumming, I cleaned my genitals with alcohol. Would doing this reduce the chances of HIV transmission? (2) I got tested for...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The most recent guidelines from the CDC say the following:"Most infected persons will develop detectable HIV antibody within 3 months of exposure (126). If the initial negative HIV test was conducted within the first 3 months after exposure,... Read more »

cleaned my penis head with condom 6 years ago

i had sex only time in my life that too more than 6 years ago with 2 condoms(not sure of type)with prostitute.i dont know wether she had HIV or not bt m worried since 6 years now and i dont have guts to test also.the only mistake i did was after sex...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-First, I would say that this exposure happened over 6 years ago so getting a test now would be conclusive and I would certainly advise that to set your mind at ease. The likelihood of you being infected is very very slim considering the... Read more »

To Clean or Not to CLEAN

I understand that the HIV virus dies rather quickly outside the body.... but I just purchased a car from an HIV Positive man and wonder if I am just wasting my time if I clean it with desinfectant? I know I can't get it, but???...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
But??? But what????You are correct. The only way you'll get HIV from that car is if you have unsafe sex while in it.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Sex with a lady in a sex shop cabinet

Posted by CALEXIS, 4 Replies
Hi, My name is Alexis. I'm from Mexico city and I tell you my history.

Two weeks ago, I went to a sex shop cabinet located in downtown of Mexico City in a place called "La capital del sexo" (Sex capitol). I only thought to enter in a cabinet, watch... Read more »

my vagina...

Posted by Anonymous
I'm worried that I might have STDs. What does it mean when you have some grey areas on your vagina, maybe around the rear end, and or in inner thighs? Does that mean I'm not cleaning g0od enough? =

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Penis to Vagina contact

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had what i think is called grinding with a lady. as I was on my back she rubbed her vagina against my penis. I did not penetrate her or did her vagina come in contact with the head of my penis. She was sort of sitting by the base of my penis while... Read more »

tip of penis entered vagina w/o protection..help/

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm really concerned about something I did.. can someone please help.

I went to Thailand last month where I engaged in stupid activites. I went to a body massage establishment. Anyways, during the course of the body massage the tip of my penis enter... Read more »