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Odds Of Contracting HIV Genital Rubbing

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people in the US have HSV...
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jerk off with some else's saliva

hello! Im new to this page i have a question thats been bothering me for a while. I had a sexual encounter with a stranger(male) and STD Free(according to him)and I was wondering if i could get and STD from Him touching my penis with his hand. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Mutual masturbation, even with a bit of spit, is not considered a risk for HIV or most STDs. Frottage (dry docking while wearing tighty whites) is not considered a risk for STDs, including HIV.Donation information Read more »

Warts - very scared!

Hello Dr. Bob! Can I please ask a question? I had two warts removed from my butt on Friday. My question is - everyone says that a man that gets a wart on his butt has done anal sex. I did not - can I ask though if it would be possible to get it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...smears. They are usually used to check a woman's cervix. They can also be used to check the anus in men and women. A swab is rubbed on the area being checked to pick up some cells. They are smeared on a glass slide and examined under a... Read more »

please answer my question I will make a Donation

Dr. Bob I am begging you for an answer. I been so stressed out and living in complete fear everyday. Please answer me.I had unprotected sex 4 x with someone that I did not know very well. Before we had sex she rubbed my penis and I did not realize...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suggest you get an HIV antibody test at the three-month mark. Remember, the odds remain very much in your favor that you did not contract HIV from these experiences. However, only an HIV test can give you a conclusive answer.Thanks for your... Read more »

a close call in massage

Dr. Bob,I admire the fact that you still staying strong and saving all of us from worries despite the recent situation. I have to first say thank you and I truely see you as a hero.I have a quick question that has been bothering me for a while....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You are worried about contracting HIV, because a fully dressed masseuse massaged near your genitals and anus, but didn't touch either??? Hmmm . . . let me guess. Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United Read more »
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Rash? Someone please provide 411

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
...HI everyone. I am a little concerned. I had what appears to be a VERY low risk activity for contracting HIV but all of the sudden (its been exactly a month) I developed weird spots on my chest. I cant really describe the spots but Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

Stupidity

Posted by oleech, 2 Replies
...with a guy whose HIV status I didn't/don't know..before he put the condom on, there was so much genital contact which included rubbing his penis against my vagina etc.now I can't stop obsessing about having gotten the virus..I cry constantly and... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal area. The problem is that I found my underwear was so thin, almost wore probably due to many times... Read more »