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precum-safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had sex with a guy and we always used condoms. I am HIV negative and normally very careful. We had sex with a condom, but used precum from his penis to lubricate my anus. A few days later he told me that he's actually positive and didnt... Read more »

Precum and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I got HIV at the end of August. I had unprotected sex with someone who told me he was "safe". The interesting thing is that he never came in me. There was only precum. In fact, he never came at all. The sad thing is, two weeks later I had sex... Read more »

worried about pre-cum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear Doctor:

Could you help me with one question?

I had my underware on when my boyfriend was using his penis rubbing against me down there. For a few seconds, I felt his pennis touched me. He didn't cum, but I heard the pre-cum can come without he... Read more »

ABOUT PRECUM

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Guys, there seems to be a person here who has spread information that precum has a "much much much" higher concentration of HIV than regular semen. I just think it's important to say that there is no reputable source to back that claim and either a)... Read more »

PRE-CUM + HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I've read a lot of worries and a few post about pre-cum.

In most cases pre-cum is a low low risk esp. with oral sex.

The risk with pre-cum is greater when it comes to anal and vaginal sex, man or woman.

When a penis enters an orafice, not the mouth, it... Read more »
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does precum contain HIV,and where do test in los angeles santa clarita

HI,I am from another country,I found out that my sex partner is HIV+,we always practiced safe sex,but I am not sure if the precum touched the condom while putting on or not,I am very scared and want to test before I go back to my country because I...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Precum can contain HIV, however the concentration of HIV is quite variable. While probably not a very high risk, you are right to be concerned about precum on a condom - IF there is a significant amount of precum on the OUTSIDE tip of the condom.... Read more »

Precum on my glans VERY worried.

Hello how are you? well Im a 26 years old bisexual man who always tries to do safe sex, specially when we talk about sex with another man. Last friday night a met a guy and we had not sex I mean anal sex, just he made me a fellatio with codom and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission through what you have described is incredibly low to no risk at all.There has never been a known case of HIV transmission by fingering or any other sort of hand-genital contact. A cut risks HIV only if large, deep,... Read more »

Pre-cum vs. cum

I have seen your posting on pre-cum that test have not been done to determine the amount of HIV present. Is it safe to say that pre-cum has less then cum or about the same. I realize both have some but what is the difference?Thank you,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
No data, and it is not safe to say.... Read more »

Pre-Cum (Magnetic Couple)

I was diagnosed as positve 8 months ago, and my new boyfriend is negative and doesn't think he knows a single positive person. I think I am more concerned than he is about what is totally safe and what is moderately safe.I precum a lot.What...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your new boyfriend doesn't know a single HIV-positive person??? Wow, where did you find your new studmuffin? The Baptist Sleep-Away Summer Camp?? No matter. You are now a "magnetic couple" (one poz, one neggie). As such I... Read more »
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Ask the HIV Specialist: How Safe Is Safe?

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H. Q: I am in a relationship with an HIV-positive man with an undetectable viral load. I am negative. We refrain from oral and anal sex. Last night while masturbating some of his semen got on my hand and I had an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan: Online Novel Teaches Young Brazilians Safe Sex

Communicating safe sex messages to young Brazilians living in Japan is the goal of a new project by the Tokyo-based nonprofit Assistance Service for Brazilians in Japan (ASBJ). In May, ASBJ began posting online a Portuguese translation of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Sexy Ads Promote Safe-Sex Behavior

The "Take Care Down There" campaign in Columbus is using unabashedly sexy ads to promote safe sex for young gay men. Billboards depict fit, shirtless guys with arrows pointing beneath their waistlines. Columbus Public Health (CPH) Prevention... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Hampshire: Safe-Sex Kits Still Raising Hackles

Fallout continues from AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region's recent distribution of safe-sex kits that included condoms, fruit-flavored lubricant, and candy at area high schools. ASMR Director Susan MacNeil said Thursday the organization will... Read more »