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Sharing Anal Sex Toy Risk

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Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative. Good luck! Dr. Bob Dr. Bob, Help set the record straight on Sex Toys Sep 21, 2004 Dr. Bob, I recently bought some anal sex toys (2 rubber plugs and 1 set of jelly beads) and got a little freaked out that maybe they had been used before... Read more »

HIV transmission from shared anal sex toys?

Question for Dr Bob Frascino:Please can you advise whehter in your professional opinion I am at... Read more »

sextoys, fleshlights (FLESHLIGHT) (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hey Doc, So i ordered a fleshlight which came via mail after 5 three days. I opened up the plastic... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...activities are most likely to cause HIV transmission when safer sex isn't used? Listed from most to least risky: Receptive anal sex ("bottoming"): This remains the most risky activity, due to the likelihood of small tears in the rectum... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...just a label. If you have had no sexual contact at all, you're not at risk through sexual transmission. If you have had oral or anal sex, but consider yourself a 'virgin' because you haven't had vaginal sex, you are still at risk. The... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...There are, however, manufacturers that continue to make condoms laced with N-9. Condoms containing N-9 should not be used for anal sex; however, if a condom containing N-9 is the only method available, using this condom is significantly safer... Read more »
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positive/negative relationships

Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
Hi everyone I am newly diagnosed and my partner of three mo. is negative. We were so happy and on a great long term track, he said he had been through this before and he could handle it but recently he has been up and down. He seems great and happy... Read more »

risk revelance

Posted by Anonymous
...only with intact skin, avoid contact with mouth) Using one's own sex toys (no sharing of any toys that contact body fluids) Anal sex with condom (place latex condom on penis prior to penetration, probably safer with use of ample water-based... Read more »

touched a condom then myself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...are the current authority on the subject also I have never seen a report that says women menstruating is a higher risk then anal sex. As far as not sharing hygenic devices or sex toys it is because you don't always know the last time someone may... Read more »

Anal sex...

Posted by vbguy1818, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of contracting HIV if you had anal sex unprotected for only a few minutes and there was no ejaculation inside of the anus? Read more »