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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Touching Penis

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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Fingering and washing penis...HIV transmission

Dear Dr. Bob,I am amazed at the care you provide in answering questions even to hiv positive people...in my country it is not so...and i am so shy of asking anyone about this...I searched the archives and found some similar scenarios, but still felt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You haven't slept for five weeks? Hmm . . . impressive! Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk:1.If the "intercourse" was protected by properly using a latex condom and the condom did not break, your HIV risk would be essentially Read more »

touched condom and penis really worried

Dear Doctor,I had protected sex with a sex worker 3 weeks back after ejaculation I touched the condom from outside and unknowingly I used the same fingers to clean tip of my penis. Just I rubbed it once I am not sure I touched mucous membrane. It...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"Veginal fluid???" Hmmm . . . sounds like V-8 juice.Your HIV-transmission risk is essentially nonexistent. Relax! HIV is not all that easy to contract!I'm confident your three-month definitive test will be Read more »

handjob with possible sore on penis. Please help

Dear DoctorFirst of all i would like to thank you for the work you do for the humanity. I am also donating $50 to your foundation. Dr please assess the risk of hiv transmission from the following activity. I was given a handjob from a prostitute....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Relax, Max. I see absolutely no cause for concern.Thanks for the donation!Be well. Happy Holidays.Dr. Read more »

doctor touched my penis with a pen (literally) and told me i can get aids from kissing (donation on the way)

Hi doca doctor not as lovely as yourself was looking at my penis and then touched it with a pennow i am paranoid that it broke the skin because i have a skin problem down there (he didnt mean to touch it but he was pointing at it)he is a derm and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Silly boy. Dermatologists have specialized thingamajigs to pop something-or-others. Everyone knows that!Your HIV and hepatitis risk is completely nonexistent. However, I don't recommend you return to see this dermatologist, as his HIV... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no visible cuts in my glans or in body of my penis.... 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 »

hickie and cuts?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...semen, then he touched my genitals a few seconds later. I didn't see ANY visible fluid on his finger, but I'm concerned. Am I at risk for HIV? I had this happen. Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
...questions regarding HIV transmission - 1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting infected if she had HIV? 2.i went to use the... Read more »