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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Masturbation

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IS MASTURBATIN (MASTURBATION, 2010) (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2010) (MASTURBATION AND STD/HIV, 2010)

dear doc.. i am a 16 year old guy who is very concerned about this situation. for the past few months i have been masturbating a lot and i have also found acne on my whole face and back. is there anything i can do tohelp this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your repeated episodes of "burping the nephew" (so to speak) have absolutely nothing to do with your acne outbreak. The proposed link between whacking off and getting zits is an old wives' tale, perhaps concocted by frustrated moms... Read more »

Will Masturbation Shrink The Penis? (MASTURBATION) (MASTURBATION)

Well I have been masturbating alot recently and my penis looks like is has shrunk. Doctor can this... Read more »

Worried from possible exposure from masturbation and deep kissing

Dr. Frascino- First, I wanted to say that from what I have read, you have truly been a wonderful... Read more »
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Mutual Masturbation Possible STI

Posted by circlejboi, 2 Replies
Hello,

Two days ago I engaged in mutual masturbation with a stranger. I am experiencing symptoms such as muscle fatigue, nausea, and I feel some irritation on the head of my penis. I am worried about if I may have caught an sti from this experience.... Read more »

Explain why masturbation with panties is no risk

Posted by Worried12, 5 Replies
Im sorry to make ANOTHER topic, but Im finally about over it. Please go in depth why I couldnt have gotten HIV. On fluid soaks into the panties does it die? Once it dries does it die? How long would it live? If the panties were wet is there a risk?... Read more »

I masturbated with a pair of used panties

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Any risk for HIV of STDs? I think I have worried myself into symptoms. Dr. Bob says no, but I'm still worried. Read more »

Masturbation - worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get STD's or HIV from someone masturbating you. The girl was a topless dancer - I paid her money and am worried about it. Do I test. I don't know if she had scratches on her hand. I did not touch her and no oral/vaginal sex. Just jacked... Read more »