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Licking Rectum And HIV Transmission Risk

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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...reduced by cleaning needles with a bleach solution before re-using them. However, some experts question how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by a licensed professional whose equipment is autoclaved, not just "sterilized" with alcohol. ...
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Ear Licking = HIV risk

Hi doc,I am a great fan of yours and have visited this site for information frequently. You are one of the doctor I respect the most. I have also donated before for your worthy cause and will do so again. However I do have one fear in me currently....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while she was tonguing your tympanic membrane. In other words: no risk. HIV testing (and/or worrying) is not warranted. Ear licking is not an HIV risk!Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Dr. Bob, please comment on the risk of scrotum licking in the presence of poor dentition (NEW)

Dear Dr. Bob,Please do answer my question.I'm really freaking out.How big is the risk of condom protected oral (for the partner whose mouth is on the genitals) and unprotected scrotum licking in the presence of a bad crown where the gum frequently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below! Dr. BobUnprotected scrotum licking with bad teeth -- PEP? Please, please, please help! -- will donate! Jan 21, 2010Dear Dr. Bob,Please help! I performed oral sex Read more »

Dominatrix - sex toy risk (FACE SITTING 2008)

Dr. Bob, The work you do is appreciated. I will be giving you a big donation at concerted effort. I had an incident 9.5 weeks ago with 2 dominatrixes. One of them placed a vibrator up my rectum (I do not know if it was clean nor do I know if a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sit on my face to satisfy my sexual desire. Her vagina smothered my face on my nose and lips. Now, I'm wondering if i'm at a risk of HIV transmission. I can clearly recall that i did not lick her vagina during the process, and I did not have any... Read more »

HIV risk?

Hello,I hope you will be able to advise or reassure about something which has recently happened.I am a 29 yr old gay man.4 weeks ago I met a guy and went back to his place. Things got a little heated although perhaps not what most people would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(you) are seroconverting" because you have a sore throat! Clearly you realize your activities with Poz-Guy were extremely low risk for HIV transmission. Plus becoming "terrified" just because you get a sore throat is irrational. Symptoms are... Read more »
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... Advertisement   Vitamin B12 and My Health It's important to maintain healthy vitamin B12 levels to reduce the risk of serious problems with the blood and nervous system. Vitamin B12 deficiency affects many different people for many... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

licking a prostitute??

Posted by needhelp1111
...already on the net but the one thing that worries me is the fact that i have genital warts, and ive seen that this can enduce the risk of catching hiv!! does this still apply even though it was me who made contact with her private parts with my... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 4 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked?? thanks Read more »