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Masturbation And HIV Testing

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IS MASTURBATIN (MASTURBATION, 2010) (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2010) (MASTURBATION AND STD/HIV, 2010)

dear doc.. i am a 16 year old guy who is very concerned about this situation. for the past few months i have been masturbating a lot and i have also found acne on my whole face and back. is there anything i can do tohelp this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your repeated episodes of "burping the nephew" (so to speak) have absolutely nothing to do with your acne outbreak. The proposed link between whacking off and getting zits is an old wives' tale, perhaps concocted by frustrated moms... Read more »

Masturbation Effects (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2011)

I have read quite a bit of information on your site but was looking for a more specific answer to... Read more »

Anxiety, Symptoms, Mutual Masturbation, Testing

I know you have answered several questions about the risk (non-risk) of mutual masturbation, but I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
TheBody.com

How Accurate Are Rapid HIV Tests? Study Finds Blood Tests Slightly More Accurate Than Oral Tests

Rapid HIV tests perform slightly worse when testing oral samples in comparison to blood, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Jan. 24. Researchers from Canada, led by Nitika Pant Pai, M.D., of McGill... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

Washington, D.C. -- With the overhaul of the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Positive Life: An Interview With HIV Prevention Activist Jose Ramirez

Table of Contents HIV Diagnosis at 17 From Childhood Trauma to Positive Action Talking About HIV With Family, Friends, Partners and Young People Mixed-Status Couples, Safer Sex and HIV Risk Through the Ages Tip, Tricks and Challenges... Read more »
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Risk of STD's including HIV from mutual masturbation and frottage?!

Posted by JoeD93, 1 Reply
About a week ago, I met a guy from online for a one night thing. Before this encounter, I gave a hand job to a guy a few days before and he ejaculated on my hand (not worried about that), but before that the last time I did anything sexual was in... Read more »

Masturbation - worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get STD's or HIV from someone masturbating you. The girl was a topless dancer - I paid her money and am worried about it. Do I test. I don't know if she had scratches on her hand. I did not touch her and no oral/vaginal sex. Just jacked... Read more »

HIV Test after 11 years

Posted by blackkert, 1 Reply
Hi All,

Last 11 years, I had oral and mutual masturbation. but there's no anal intercourse involved. ( just a touching the tip of my penis at his anus opening without insertion?) I'm quite sure there's no any penetration back then as my first Sex... Read more »

I masturbated with a pair of used panties

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Any risk for HIV of STDs? I think I have worried myself into symptoms. Dr. Bob says no, but I'm still worried. Read more »