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Risk Of Touching Anus

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PhD who made a colossal mistake

Dr. Rob,I am a computer scientist who made a bad decision. I went out with some colleagues one evening, and ended up with a CSW in my room. She gave me oral sex using a condom. My concern is that we were both naked, and she masturbated herself. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Worried Ph.D.,Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk from the episode you describe is completely nonexistent. Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to the Robert James Frascino Read more »

Anal touching - I pray not with blood!

Hi dr bob, Great sight, I am concerned about a potential exposure. A couple months ago I went for a... Read more »

risk, second post- no ans find in my country

i post earlier and i am sorry to keep posting but is just i haven't receive an answer yet and i am... Read more »
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Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk involved with this ? Would the fluid have dried ? I am at week 3 and do not know if I can keep sane until week... Read more »

Level of risk...ugh

Posted by funguynphx, 1 Reply
...I am more worried about the small cut that I recieved on my thumb much earlier in the day. It's not very deep, and I didn't touch his penis much with this hand, but I am still am still a little worried about exposure. Does this warrant PEP... Read more »

judgement lapse / risk assessment?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey. I had unprotected insertive anal about 5-6 weeks ago for about 20-30 seconds (truly), because the guy came. I know the risks (6.5 in 10,000, etc.) and should not have done this. This week I have been feeling tired, weak and a slight post... Read more »

safe ? please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anus. right away i pushed it away, but am concerned IF there was precum , and it touched the exterior of anus would i be at risk of HIV. i dont have a perfectly clean anus, as in sometimes might have cuts or redness. do i worry about this and get... Read more »