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Purple Spots After Genital Rubbing Worried I Have HIV

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Genital to Genital Rubbing, Help

Hi, I hope you will be able to advise me, I engaged in unprotected genital to genital rubbing with a male who's status I don't know. He rubbed his penis around my vagina until he penetrated, there was a lot of semen. I got tested for all...
Shannon Southall

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HiThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days, if both of these tests are negative then so are you, as long as there were no other types of exposure during that 3 month period, if so then the timing... Read more »

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weird purple spots!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
ive been poz for almost 2 years now. i havent been sick or anything but yesterday i noticed weird purple spots like bruises on my body, on my upper arms and on my legs near my knees. their small and they dont hurt but they look gross. i dont burise... Read more »

Condom Failed during rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I have read a lot about HIV, the way it transmits. Althoug I am little
afraid over my incident.

I was with a prostitute. I did not do any vaginal or anal intercourse.
She performed Oral Sex on me with a condom. But then after I was rubbin my
penis... Read more »

Rubbing?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
Hi there,
Been with my new gf for about 2 mos now. Last night we didnt have sex but she rubbed her vagina on my scrotum and on the shaft a little bit. I didn't insert it. My didn't have sex because we didn't have a condom. I'm a little worried... Read more »

Girl on girl rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,
I'm 16 years old and think i made a big mistake. I had sex with another girl 3 months ago. She's 25 and I don't know much about her sexual history.

She's my Dad's neighbor and one weekend while I was visiting him I went to her apartment. One... Read more »