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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Rubbing Vagina

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A little rubbing + a little wetness = a lot of fear.

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks again for the great resource and taking the time to answer what are mainly unwarranted fears. I wish my story had a bit more of an exotic feel to it, such as occurring in a brothel in Thailand, or wondering if aliens regularly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...If you dipped, you should get an HIV test at the three-month mark. The odds are astronomically in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this suburban sex-a-thon. 2. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV... Read more »

Three one-word answers please

Dr. Bob,Thanks for everything you do!My three questions:1. ANY lapdance, bump and grind, rubbing,... Read more »

should i get tested?

i recently had a sexual episode of which i am not sure of... I indeed did use a condom while having... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other changes in their bodies. The number of 55-to-64-year-old single people in the US... Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 2 Replies
...is HIV+ and she inserted my penis into her vagina at some point before I put on the condom), what is the probability that I contracted HIV? Should the fact that I covered my penis with the same hand I used to rub her vagina (had vaginal... Read more »

A little Worried

Posted by howsitgoin11, 1 Reply
...and have been given oral sex numerous times. When receiving oral sex I always wore a condom but sometimes my penis may have rubbed on the vagina of the woman ever so quickly. I then had a full STD checkup in April and once again I tested... Read more »

Stupidity

Posted by oleech, 2 Replies
...with a guy whose HIV status I didn't/don't know..before he put the condom on, there was so much genital contact which included rubbing his penis against my vagina etc.now I can't stop obsessing about having gotten the virus..I cry constantly and... Read more »

Risk?

Posted by darkwithrobots, 2 Replies
Last night, I went to a concert and I realized I had a scratch/cut on my arm that looks too deep to just be a scratch from running into an object and it was slightly red and I do not know if it was bleeding or not. I don't remember being poked with... Read more »