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Posted by islander, 1 Reply
I keep getting conflicting information about this subject some people say there is no risk even with non bleeding cuts some people say there is has there ever been any known case of anybody contracting hiv this way Read more »

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 »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently engaged in mutual masturbation with a male friend of mine. I am recently separated, back into the dating scene, and felt that this would be safe. I abstained from intercourse or oral sex. However, in retrospect I am concerned about him... Read more »

Mutual Masturbation Possible STI

Posted by circlejboi, 2 Replies
Hello,

Two days ago I engaged in mutual masturbation with a stranger. I am experiencing symptoms such as muscle fatigue, nausea, and I feel some irritation on the head of my penis. I am worried about if I may have caught an sti from this experience.... Read more »

Indirect contacts during mutual masturbation

Posted by Orso, 1 Reply
I am at my first sexual encounters, so the question may sound silly. English is not my mother tongue, so I apologize in advance for any mistakes or problems in explaining myself.

I know mutual masturbation is considered as a safe form of sex. I also... Read more »
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Mutual Masturbation and Pre-cum

Dear Doctor,I am a male who's primary sexual contact is through mutaul masturbation with other men. Highly pleasurable. However, I am always a quite apprehensive about the inevitable exchange of pre-cum which occurs during this activity. His...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, its true that pre-cum can contain HIV; however, the risk of contracting HIV from mutual masturbation is essentially nil. For instance, it is possible you could be walking by a high-rise building enjoying a nice Starbucks non-fat vanilla... Read more »

STD's and mutual masturbation

Hello Dr. Bob,It's with pleasure to have this opportunity to write you. I have read your column often in the past, and have learned a great deal from it. I am asking you this question, after completing the questionnaire on Thebody.com that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Lorne,Thanks for your comment and questions. I think the confusion might be in the definition of mutual masturbation. If one defines it as two (or more) folks masturbating themselves at the same time ("mutually masturbating"), the... Read more »

Mutual Masturbation

Hello, I am a bisexual man & have only recently begun to engage in sexual activities with other men.My question is this, if you masturbate another man for a short time, 30 secs., is there any chance of HIV infection. I had some small everyday...
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
Hello reader,When looking at risk for HIV infection, you must remember the following:A) a person must be exposed to pre-cum, semen, vaginal secretions, breast milk and blood from an infected person.B) HIV has to get directly into your system through... Read more »

Increased risk with mutual masturbation?

Dear Dr. Frasccino,Before I start, I would like to know if you accept British debit cards for donatations? I live in the UK and don't own a credit card - please let me know if that works as well.My situation is as follows. I met with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Marc,Your HIV acquisition risk is remote at best. I see absolutely no cause for alarm. A single rapid HIV test is all you'll need to put any residual HIV fears permanently to rest. I'm very confident the result will be... Read more »
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