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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Rubbing Against Someone

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Transmission through rubbing

Hello,I have been worried recently after a contact with a person. There was a man I liked but I did not want to have sexual intercourse with. While it was getting heated up, he was rubbing his bare penis against my vagina (I was wearing a j-string...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereThere is really no possible way for HIV to cross through 1 or more layers of fabric and infect another person (this is often known as "dry humping" whether or not he ejaculated or had precum). If that was a possiblity, half the... Read more »

vagina to vagina rubbing ... and risks

I am a lesbian who practices frottage. My gf and I rub bodies ... more specifically vaginas. Is it... Read more »

risk of infection by women rubbing saliva on penis

dear drA prostitute rubbed her saliva on my penis for lubrication but did not take my penis in her... Read more »
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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 »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
Hi,

Recently I 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 »

Transmission Risk

Posted by andreww78, 1 Reply
Hi Experts,

I've been to strip club 2 weeks back . I had lap dance for 40 min with a girl who was nude . I was wearing very thin pant with no underwear and came during the dance. I'm much worried as she was rubbing with her vagina during the dance... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
sorry if it is stupid question. i had massage a few days ago. i fingered her and got some amount of fluid though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »