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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Masturbation Worried I Have HIV

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Did you happen to see my question on reciprocal masturbation?

Dr. Bob, I posted a question yesterday titled "Cross Mutual Masturbation with Prostitute" and wanted to see if you had a chance to look at it. If you didn't yet, no problem just ignore this message, but if you did I was hoping for at least a...
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...Hi,I combined your previous post with this current one. Mutual masturbation is not considered a significant risk for HIV transmission/acquisition.To specifically address your questions:1.No. The activities Read more »

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So no risk from mastubating with panties?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Yes I masturbated with a pair of worn panties with a yellow stain in them. I'm still worried. I have a few swollen glands and lymph nodes. There is NO risk AT ALL FROM THIS? Im still very worried. Please give me all the proof you can. Read more »

I am worried my 3 month test isnt accurate.

Posted by Worried12, 11 Replies
...accurate until 6 months. I dont know what kind of test it was. Just a blood test. Are there any medications that would interfere? Is it possible to not have seroconverted? Is 3 months considered definitive by all everyone? Am I HIV free? Read more »

I masturbated with a pair of used panties

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Any risk for HIV of STDs? I think I have worried myself into symptoms. Dr. Bob says no, but I'm still worried. Read more »

Masturbation - worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can you get STD's or HIV from someone masturbating you. The girl was a topless dancer - I paid her money and am worried about it. Do I test. I don't know if she had scratches on her hand. I did not touch her and no oral/vaginal sex. Just... Read more »