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Is Rimming Safe

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Ask the Experts

will whipping my partner's asshole with alcohol pads make rimming any safe

I'm really into rimming but I too scared to try....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Whipping my partner's asshole with alcohol pads . . . ." What? You want to whip your partner's butt with alcohol pads? Hmm. Sounds kinky.Rimming is not considered a risk for HIV; however, you can contract other diseases... Read more »

safe sex rimming

Hello, I am slightly concerned I ve met this really nice guy who like to rim me, he as a goatie... Read more »

rim or not to rim

Dear Gumba,Since there has never been a case of HIV being transmitted through being on the... 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 »
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Risk of Rimming

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, all...Does anyone know of any cases of hiv transmission due to rimming? It seems to be the case that there are none. My exposure was being rimmed by a sex worker.. no other contact except a hand job....and I am worried...

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rimming/fingering/anal bleeding!!!

Posted by davegraham1
I want to know the risks for certain sexual activities that were performed on me by a guy that is very sexualy active. I am aware this guy always performs safe sex but other ctivities are not protected.

He rimmied and fingered me for a fair bit of... Read more »

Dirty Toilet Rim Water in Eye

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently went to a unisex toilet, and somehow managed to have some water splash from the rim into my eye. The rim was pretty dirty but didn't have any noticeable blood, but it could have had other body fluids on it. What is the risk here? I... Read more »

Deep kissing, receving multiple oral and rimming, symptoms, risk?

Posted by TopGuy1, 1 Reply
About a month ago I had sex with a couple of guys on a vacation, in gay sauna. They gave me oral and we kissed (real deep french kissing), no anal. I had something like a zit on the penis and canker sore in the mouth. One guy rimmed me.

A week after... Read more »