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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
...fears about contracting HIV from your brand new Cyberskin Dream Dick are completely unwarranted. As you may have guessed, sex toys are nonreturnable! As for someone tampering with them, once again your fears are irrational and unwarranted. As it... 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

Hi, I've recenly found out its possible I've contracted a sti, the question I have is before I... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...The myth: "Straight people don't get HIV." The reality: The majority of HIV-positive people worldwide are straight (heterosexual). Men infect women, and women infect men. Risk is not about labels, it is about behavior. Any person who has... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

... Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and Other Sex Toys Risk From Specific Sexual Practices Anal Intercourse Vaginal Intercourse ... Read more »
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HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »

Sex Toys

Posted by Anonymous
...sex practices but describes himself as a bottom. I have searched for information about transmission of HIV thru the use of sex toys and all the articles discuss sharing sex toys. I have not shared this dildo with anyone. Most of the articles... Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get very red and sometimes bleed). So I performed oral sex about 3-4 weeks ago on a complete stranger and now Im worried my lips might have been dry and sore that night when I... Read more »

Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A couple of nights ago something woprrying happened to me. A guy was fingering me and, before I could react, he withdrew, fingered himself briefly, and then put his fingers back in. How concerned should I be? Read more »