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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Frottage

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Transmission with coughing/frottage/hand holding?

My HIV-negative boyfriend and I are very intimate, although we don't have intercourse. We hold hands often, caress each other and hug a lot. We wear latex gloves and he wears a condom when we give each other hand jobs. We often simulate sex...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Please submit this question to The Body's Safe Sex and HIV Prevention Forum... Read more »

Penis to Penis Frottage (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2011)

Hi Magnetic couple here positive guy cut, negative guy uncut. Is there a risk with frottage. My... Read more »

Frottage - low risk or no risk ?

Hi Doctor,Just witnessing the first Gay Weddings here in Scotland today so if you and Steve are up... Read more »
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Beliefs About Transmission Risk and Vulnerability, Treatment Adherence and Sexual Risk Behavior Among a Sample of HIV-Positive MSM

Optimistic beliefs about HIV transmission risk and STD vulnerability that are generated by advances in HIV treatment can influence motivation to practice safer sex. The current study's authors sought to understand the relationships between these... Read more »
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frottage

Posted by Liloki, 2 Replies
I am a gay male who is worried that I have exposed myself to the hiv virus. My last partners is hiv positive, undetectable viral load and has otherwise good health. A week ago while we were naked in bed I began rubbing my penis on his anal region.... Read more »

Frottage

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
Just wondering since my exposure included this: Has anyone ever heard of anyone testing hiv postive after being exposed to HIV positive seminal fluid during frottage? Also if a HIV positive persons seminal fluids get on recent razor burn can HIV... Read more »

Is frottage safe?

Posted by Justagirl, 2 Replies
I've searched The Body for an answer and can't seem to come up with one. Anyways, according to Dr. Bob, frottage is safe. But what happens if a guy who is not wearing a condom rubs his penis in my clitoral region? Is it possible to get infected?... Read more »

frottage exposure - scared to death

Posted by devilangel, 1 Reply
hi,

can anyone help me here? i am a little - in fact a lot , freaked out. i dont know wht to do. well i recently visited a private sex worker. we started with kissing and fondling. i rubbed her vagina and used some saliva to lubricate it. i then made... Read more »