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Odds Of Getting HIV Giving Handjob

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STD from giving a handjob?

I recently was getting a massage. Turns out she was a transexual. I gave her a handjob. No other sexual contact was made. Do I need to be checked for STD's? ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are fine! There was no exchange of body fluid therefore no risk of contracting HIV!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Aids from Giving Handjob

Hello,I recently gave a handjob to a stranger and his semen came in contact with a very small but... Read more »
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What are my odds???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I read this bulletin board quite often and now I need your advice. I'm married and have had protected vaginal sex with prostitutes, oral a few times unprotected. I cannot deal with the consequenses of possibly being hiv positive, so I... Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

Handjob Dangers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The day after Christmas I went to a massage parlor. Had a table bath, a (bad) massage, and a handjob to completion. I understand that the risks are considered quite low for this type of activity, but I found out that the place also does full-service... Read more »

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
A few days ago I ended up going to a Lapdance bar with friends while working in the USA. After much beer and coaxing from my friends I ended up getting a private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which... Read more »