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Is It Safe To Buy A Used 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 »

Pimple inside anus; How safe are sex toys?

I had a burning like sensation about 10 days after anal contact with a dildo that had a condom on... Read more »

sti and sex toys

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Cultural Attitudes and Rumors Are Lasting Obstacles to Safe Sex

Infection rates have begun increasing again in Uganda, and AIDS counselors interviewed in Bwindi blame cultural norms and disease-related myths. In much of Uganda, including Bwindi, most people are subsistence farmers. Epidemiological reports show... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: Safe Sex Is for Seniors, Too

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H. Q: I am a 65-year-old woman. I lost my husband six years ago and have finally decided to enter the dating world again. My friends have convinced me to go on a cruise especially for single seniors, but my daughter... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: Sex Workers' Advocacy Service Closes

After eight years promoting safe sex, needle exchange and clean, well-lighted strip clubs, the Portland, Ore., nonprofit Danzine is falling to a weak economy and shrinking public health budgets. Activist and exotic dancer Teresa Dulce, 31, started... Read more »
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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 »

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 »