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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Genital Rubbing

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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 you a definitive result in just 20 minutes.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Rubbed my Genital area

Hi I had rubbed my vagina without washing my hands before I had forgotten and was getting excited... Read more »

5th time asking please answer ; genital rubbing with fever

I had an encounter with a prostitute in india. we didnt have sex. I wore a condom then rubbed my... Read more »
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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 »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... 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 »