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Swallowing Precum Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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does precum contain HIV,and where do test in los angeles santa clarita

HI,I am from another country,I found out that my sex partner is HIV+,we always practiced safe sex,but I am not sure if the precum touched the condom while putting on or not,I am very scared and want to test before I go back to my country because I...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Precum can contain HIV, however the concentration of HIV is quite variable. While probably not a very high risk, you are right to be concerned about precum on a condom - IF there is a significant amount of precum on the OUTSIDE tip of the condom.... Read more »

precum, oral sex, and disclosure

dr. bob! i donated this year to the nyc aids walk and an active gay/queer theater company that is... Read more »

CMV; to swallow or not to swallow,that is the question.

Dr. Frascino, I am a RN who happens to dance with HIV. Most of my patients dance with it too. My... Read more »
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HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

precum

Posted by chichi, 1 Reply
hi,
i posted the message "rapid testing". i am female and had unprotected vaginal sex - no oral. the guy did not cum inside of me - he pulled out but i dont know about his precum. i had to go to the doctor the next week because my vagina burnt and it... Read more »

Oral sex with precum

Posted by cman3312, 2 Replies
Hi

about 2 weeks ago I met a 22 yearold gay latino man from culver city, ca (LA by the airport) on craigslist. He said he was "clean and safe" and we engaged in mutal oral sex WITHOUT ejaculation. I didn't see any sores or markes or rashes on his... Read more »

Pre-cum??

Posted by madguy813, 2 Replies
I need some help guys. I went home with a gay couple on February 15, 2002. We had sex which was all very low risk, from what I understand. They both performed oral sex on me and they both entered me with a condom. But before, all of that, when... Read more »