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Is Masturbation Safe

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Is it safe to masturbate in public toilet?

Dear Dr. Frascino, When I get upset in daily life I usually turn to Chopin's music for help, but this time I need to turn to you for help. Last month I masturbated in a public toilet, after I finished, an odd thought hit me:Since I touched the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Andy,Yes, from an HIV transmission perspective, it's safe to "have fun" in a public toilet. Of course there are other dangers, such as Larry Craig being in the next stall. His "wide stance" just might maneuver him into grabbing range of your... Read more »

Masturbation Effects (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2011)

I have read quite a bit of information on your site but was looking for a more specific answer to... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...bleeding gums, ulcers, cuts, sores, or infections in themouth. Find alternatives Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...you is infected and if neither one of you ever has sex or shares needles (see Fact Sheet 154 ) with anyone else. Fantasy, masturbation or hand jobs (where you keep your fluids to yourself), sexy talk, and non-sexual massage are also safe. These... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...the next one who uses the toy. Rimming (licking the anus): This is very unlikely to result in HIV infection. Mutual masturbation (hand jobs) and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as... Read more »
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mutual masturbation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I recently engaged in mutual masturbation with a male friend of mine. I am recently separated, back into the dating scene, and felt that this would be safe. I abstained 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 »

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 »