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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...When used properly, latex products offer the best possible barrier against HIV and other sexually 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 baby oil or other oil-based lubricants. These may cause the condom to be ineffective. In addition,...
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hepatits in urine?

hello, are HIV and hepatitis b and c transmitted if by accident i put my hand in my mouth after i touched the flush handle and door knob in the lab of the hospital??please reply
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...No this is not a risk. Read more »

Hepatitis b urine exposure risk? Please help!

Dear Dr McGovern,I`m really extremely concerned and would really really like your advice. I have looked through the rest of the questions in the forum but am still confused as to whether or not I have encountered a risk. I am currently living in a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...This does not sound like a significant risk at all.ALso you already got the first HBV shot, which does help against any potential exposures.Remember to follow up on all Read more »

Attacked with urine

This may sound like a strange question but please help me. I recently got into an argument with a guy in a club when he touched me inappropriately. I threw a drink over him, but he later responded by throwing a glass of his urine over me. I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...incident like that, eh?Relax, Max. Urine is a sterile fluid. So even if the dude gave you a fresh golden shower, there is no HIV risk, OK? Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Lapdance question - $100 donated

While on a business trip to USA, I went out to a lapdance club with some colleagues. I have to say that I am a happily married man with young children and have never felt the need to cheat on my wife.Anyway, after much alcohol and egging on from my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her "frontage"??? Hmm . . . I never learned that particular body part, but OK, if you say so.Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, relax Max! Your risk is essentially nonexistent. You correctly diagnosed your real problem when you wrote: "I am... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a toilet seat or hot tub. Reduce Your Risk of Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to... Read more »
The Body

Risk Reduction in Action: A Man's Story of Sex Work (as Told to His Counselor)

...represented to him, to the questions he asked, which gave me guideline for investigating more closely the concept of sexual risk perception along with personal history as a son, brother, uncle and lover. So there he was, first customer of the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...having sex) Not sharing needles Masturbation Abstention from sex Please see the sections on Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV from Sexual Activities and from Injection Drug Use for additional information. Ways in Which... 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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Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which reading the forum is very low risk. However I have 2 concerns. 1 During the dance she briefly put her hand down her knickers, kissed her lips and... Read more »

Risk of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have OCD about this, as it's not the first time I start questioning some scenario, but please someone tell me if this was risky. Thanks. Read more »

Need your help...thanks!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a bleeding thumb the other day and I was washing it when my wound touched the tap. 2) Urinals - I was urinating at the urinal when my privates touched the urinal surface. 3) Doorknobs... Read more »

Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...could be anyone's, and it could be infected, there could be menstrual blood in it or anything else. Please tell me what is my risk, thanks. Read more »