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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Rubbing Vagina

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vagina to vagina rubbing ... and risks

I am a lesbian who practices frottage. My gf and I rub bodies ... more specifically vaginas. Is it possible to get AIDS from this sort of frottage when there's direct exposure to vaginal fluids?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Frottage is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. However, if you and/or your girlfriend are worried about your status, a single HIV rapid test will give Read more »

Humping with cloths on

Can hiv be transmitted if a gal (if she is HIV +)is rubbing her vagina on my penis (both are... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...transmitted diseases . Lubricant Use of lubricants can make sexual penetration more comfortable and may also help reduce the risk of condom breakage during sex. With latex condoms, however, be sure to use a water-based lubricant. Do not use... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender (F to M) Transgender (M to F) Vaginal... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...including diabetes, pregnancy, iron, folate, and vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, and use of antihistamines can increase the risk of Candida infections. Things that may weaken the immune system -- from chemotherapy to stress and depression --... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...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 »

Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl 2nd: I still remember... Read more »

Any low risks tested positive???

Posted by jambo, 2 Replies
...Do any of you know of instances where an apparently low risk activity actually resulted in a positive test result? Activities like deep kissing (i know there is 1 reported case), rubbing Read more »

Rubbing?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...insert it. My didn't have sex because we didn't have a condom. I'm a little worried about HIV from doing this. What are the risks? Read more »