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Showering And HIV

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Masterbating in the shower!?!?! HIV!?!

Hello, Im wondering, i been masterbating for a while now and im curious, can you give HIV to yourself and family members if you masterbate in the shower? When i masterbate in the shower i clean the tub after so no spunk is left. i have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...die yetResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,You've been "master bathing"??? Hmm . . . would that be in contrast to "inexperienced showering"???And you "do not want to die yet"??? So perhaps you'll be ready to kick the bucket, say next Tuesday... Read more »

am i at risk of hiv by masturbating in shower (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

i usually masturbate in the shower and one day i noticed my own semen had entered a cut on my... Read more »

Confused and worried individual

Hello Dr.Frascino,I am a husband and father of a little girl, in which I feel I commited the... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
Housing Works

Suiting Up

...such a splash? Last July Caleb Glover was denied entry to the Wales West RV Resort in Alabama's pool and showers because he was HIV-positive. Then on Labor Day, joined by Campaign to End AIDS activists on a "family reunion," he was finally... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
Connect With Others

shower stalls and hot tbs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Has there been a study to see if people have gotten infected from shower stalls or hot tubs ? Read more »

Celibate 21 years, now what?

Posted by stilllearning, 2 Replies
...not sure I want a lover. I think I would like a variety of guys for sex. I haven't had sex yet because I'm afraid of becoming HIV+. I've checked out several internet sites where guys want to meet each other to have sex. Most of the guys say they... Read more »

OCD or possible HIV risk?

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
...over my wash rag as a joke and I infected myself via when washing my rectum. Do you think this is OCD? So far what I know is HIV doesn't survive in the enviornment and unsafe sex or sharing a needle is the only way to get it. Read more »

+F -M 1st time with a partner since HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Just wondering if it is safe to shower with my boyfriend. We use condoms for oral, vaginal & anal sex. I'm just wondering if it is safe to shower together (i.e. Read more »