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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Touching Vagina

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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...They all performed unprotected cunnilingus on me too, many times(they went down on my vagina without a barrier at all). Did I contract HIV from ANY of them or what I did, assuming ANY or ALL of them were positive? Read more »

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 »

Grinding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...intercourse. We kissed and she manually stimulated my penis for several minutes before stopping. My fingers did not enter or touch her vaginal opening, only briefly on the clitoris. While making out, she rubbed her bare vagina against my leg for... Read more »

Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but I hear that you cant contract HIV from that. First off, during sex I noticed that she had a scab on her leg and I know it touched against my leg, but I did not notice any blood on myself. Is it possible to get HIV from this? Next, after we... Read more »