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Scabs On Penis And Oral Sex

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Scab on Penis

Dear Dr.I have a few questions. I had sex (Wearing a condom) with a woman whose Menstruation just ended but there was still blood during sex. I just want to know the HIV risk involved while having sex with a woman during menstruation. Does...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Menstrual fluid is essentially blood, so it would be considered to be more infectious than vaginal or cervical secretions. If you were wearing a condom, it was used correctly, and it did not fail (tear, break, or slip), then the fact that there was... Read more »

Scab on Penis

My husband has had a scab on his penis for quite some time now. it will heal up and then randomly... Read more »

Having spots, sore in the penis and throat after receiving oral sex

I received unprotected oral sex from a prostitute 12 days ago. The contact was less than a minute... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washing Penis Soon After Sex Increases Risk of HIV Among Uncircumcised Men, Study Says

Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk of HIV infection among uncircumcised men, according to a study funded by NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and presented on July 25 at the 4th IAS Conference on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision May Prevent Sex-Related Penis Injuries

A recent study finds circumcised men were less likely than their uncircumcised peers to report penile cuts, abrasions, and other injuries from sex -- perhaps helping explain why circumcision is linked to a lower risk of female-to-male HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Post-Sex Washing Doesn’t Lower HIV Risk, Study Says

Researchers who had hoped post-sex washing of the penis might confer circumcision-like protection against HIV infection were disappointed by a study presented today at the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in Sydney. The trial, involving... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

HIV and Oral Sex

Can I get HIV from oral sex? For HIV counselors and safer sex educators, that has to be the most frequently asked question of the last two decades. The connection between HIV infection and oral sex has been debated since HIV was discovered. Even... Read more »
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My penis started bleeding during oral sex. Worried!

Posted by doncram, 1 Reply
So I received oral sex from this guy, who I asked their status and they said they were clean, didn't have nothing. A little while into it I believe my frenulum tore and it started bleeding, he had my blood in his mouth and he started gagging (was a... Read more »

Received Oral Sex With Sore on Penis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know that this sounds completely typical as I am probably just worried-well, but what is the likelihood of contracting HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex with a sore on my penis due to excessive masturbation? I called the CDC hotline and was... Read more »

Open cut on Penis (Non bleeding)

Posted by jds, 1 Reply

1 week back I had protected sex with a sex worker less than 2 min. A day later I experience small pain on my pennies next day it developed as small cuts in the pennies tip of the foreskin. I was worried whether condom covers this portion when I... Read more »

Irriatated at tip of penis

Posted by Anonymous
I am a male who had unprotectd vaginal sex with a girl of unknown status. Within the week thereafter I started to have a sensitive sensation at the tip of my penis. Almost like an irritation. I was tested for all STDs and everything came back... Read more »