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Runny Nose After Touching Vaginal Fluid Worried I Have HIV

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Another frottage question

Dear Dr. Bob:Thank you so much for all the hard work you do with this site. It is very helpful.Now I need your help.I did frottage with an erotic massage parlour girl across her butt crack. At one point my penis went lower than it should have and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Frottage is not considered to be a risk for HIV transmission. Contact with infected cervical/vaginal fluids, however, does carry some degree of risk.2. No.3. Some STDs can be transmitted by skin-to-skin contact -- HPV/genital warts, Read more »

Thank you from Oberlin Bill!

Dr. Bob,I just did the home access test at home and the test result was negative as you suspected! ... Read more »

Oberlin Bill did it again!

Hello Doc,Quick question--I did it again. I fingered a girl for about 5-10 minutes and my finger... Read more »
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worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

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Runny nose?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sorry if this sounds stupid but I know ARS brings around flu like symptoms and was wondering if a runny nose was one of them? Read more »