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pimples and hiv

A few minutes after mastubating herself, my girlfriend began popping some zits on my back. Can HIV be transmitted from her fingers to me as a result of her popping the pimples?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...know the answer to that question, so I'll just answer your question instead, OK?Post-orgasmic zit popping is not a risk for HIV.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV pos & breaking out with pimples on my back and stomach

I dont have problems with acne usually. I am breaking out with Painful pimples on my back and... Read more »

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Pimples and Advanced HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...for over 3 years. I have researched the disease, but have been unable to find much on puss and HIV. I know it is bad to pick pimples, (and i cant believe I am writing this, for it sounds grosser than I make it out to be)but does the virus live... Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? Read more »

Penis Pimples

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if it is possible to have a boil on your penis from to much friction ? ( masterbation) and does this sound like a symptom for HIV ? Read more »

folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I KNOW symptoms do not equal hiv, and I KNOW I need to see a doc for symptoms, but I have to wait until I get paid. I have a red bump on my leg a little smaller Read more »