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Is Swallowing Precum Safe

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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 »

Oral sex study confusing and vague. Opinion on pre-cum?

Hey, Doc. I'm an HIV negative gay man who takes great care in HIV prevention. One of the most... Read more »

precum, oral sex, and disclosure

dr. bob! i donated this year to the nyc aids walk and an active gay/queer theater company that is... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible headline... Read more »
TheBody.com

Do You Swallow? (Not What We Typically Have in Mind!)

I will always remember that I was diagnosed as HIV positive on Oct. 4, 2012. Oddly enough, the question of whether or not I would go on medication wasn't really that big of a deal. Officially, at that time, there were still restrictions about when I... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: PEPFAR Hasn't Achieved Country-Ownership Yet

"I can buy result-based accountable approach and engagement of all sectors and might even be sold on the idea of good governance. But I am sorry, I can't swallow the idea that PEPFAR exemplifies the principles of country-ownership," according to... Read more »
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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 »

Oral sex with precum

Posted by cman3312, 2 Replies
Hi

about 2 weeks ago I met a 22 yearold gay latino man from culver city, ca (LA by the airport) on craigslist. He said he was "clean and safe" and we engaged in mutal oral sex WITHOUT ejaculation. I didn't see any sores or markes or rashes on his... 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 »

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 »