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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Sucking Penis

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disease from sucking own penis ?

Hi, could you get any disease, STD, HIV or other diseases from sucking your own penis; i am a virgin, never had any sex, only lots of masturbation and more recently auto-fellatio; before and after i do it i always wash thoroughly with soap.Other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another personal afraid of contracting an STD, including HIV, from himself???? YIKES! You're like the fifth one this week. Can anyone really doubt we need to return to science-based sex education in our schools? Listen up King Kong... Read more »

Extended nipple sucking and possible HIV transmission if blood present

Dear Dr. Bob. -- thanks a million for this service. You have my donation too. I read through the... Read more »

Penis Sucking

is penis sucking harmful and can cause HIV? ... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washing Penis Soon After Sex Increases Risk of HIV Among Uncircumcised Men, Study Says

Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk of HIV infection among uncircumcised men, according to a study funded by NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and presented on July 25 at the 4th IAS Conference on... Read more »
American Society for Microbiology

Circumcision Alters Penis Microbiome, Could Explain HIV Protection

Circumcision drastically alters the microbiome of the penis, changes that could explain why circumcision offers protection against HIV and other viral infections. In a study to be published on April 16 in mBio ®, the online open-access journal of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Post-Sex Washing Doesn’t Lower HIV Risk, Study Says

Researchers who had hoped post-sex washing of the penis might confer circumcision-like protection against HIV infection were disappointed by a study presented today at the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in Sydney. The trial, involving... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision May Prevent Sex-Related Penis Injuries

A recent study finds circumcised men were less likely than their uncircumcised peers to report penile cuts, abrasions, and other injuries from sex -- perhaps helping explain why circumcision is linked to a lower risk of female-to-male HIV... Read more »
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stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked??

thanks Read more »

if tip of penis just touches opening of penis???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If the tip of my penis went between someones crack and touched the opening of the anal wall without a condom, is it possible to get hiv from this, and if so, what are the odds of it happening. I am circumsized and live in oklahoma, if that has... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

Scared about possible HIV infection

Posted by Timothywong, 1 Reply
Hi Doctor,

I am gay. I met a guy yesterday. He sucked my nipples and was biting the nipples also while sucking them. He was also pulling my nipples with his teeth. I am not sure if he had bleeding gums. There were some cuts around my nipple.

I would... Read more »