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Is Touching Anus Safe

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Anal touching - I pray not with blood!

Hi dr bob, Great sight, I am concerned about a potential exposure. A couple months ago I went for a massage, erotic in nature though no oral, anal or vaginal sex occured. The massage was for the most part uneventful. I glanced at the women's hands...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tommy,Your fears are unwarranted. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Stop worrying.Dr. Bob Read more »

finger on anus

Dear Dr. Fransisco,I have a girl friend but I do have the occaisional urge to be with a guy. I... Read more »

risk, second post- no ans find in my country

i post earlier and i am sorry to keep posting but is just i haven't receive an answer yet and i am... Read more »
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...than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance, mutual masturbation can become unsafe if people touch their own genitals after getting a partner's infected semen, blood or vaginal fluids on their hands. We hope to help... Read more »
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Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unknown HIV status (not inside her but just the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk involved with this ? Would the fluid have dried ? I am at week 3 and... Read more »

31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...and had protected Anal with her. Why I am worried is because I masturbated with the same hand that I fingered her anus and I touched the condom as well. The next day I had protected sex with an ex girlfriend, plus I gave her oral sex and she... Read more »

No penetration = no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I picked up a guy last night in the bar and I am male. We went back to my place. One thing led to another and his penis was rubbing between my butt cheeks from behind me and he ejaculated there and some flew up on my back, too and ejaculate oozed... Read more »

HIV+ for 2yrs. My first relationship since help??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...this is safe (i.e. showering together). In particular I love to masturbate myself and then masturbate him and play with his anus. This excites him. Is this safe? (We are not using condoms in the shower doing these things). Read more »