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Too Scared To Get Tested After Touching Vaginal Secretions

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Vaginal secretion got into my vagina

Hi, I am a 26 year old straight female who attended a female strip club. While at this club a friend paid for a lap dance everything was fine until the stripper lifted my legs and grinded her vagina against mine. I was wearing thin pants and...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-The episode you describe does not pose any risk for infection. For HIV transmission to occur there HAS to be an exchange of bodily fluids. Even if you think you felt a little bit of wetness on your pants, underwear or skin, that... Read more »

rubbing eyes with vaginal secretions ?blood?

Dear Dr. Bob,It is me again and everyday I rush to the computer several times and get disappointed... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions on Condom's inside...How risky???

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Vaginal Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test 2 years ago and it was negative, she has been married for 4 years and has a child from a previous... Read more »

years of the secret scare

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a hiv scare in 2001 because I heard someone I messed with was positive but was then told they were not when I asked them.I was about 15 then and I've never gotten tested because of fear if that makes sense.I read about symptoms and around the... Read more »

possible Infection,from vaginal fludi. SOOO SCARED please anwser

Posted by OHSHIT, 1 Reply
Hello, dont know if my earlier post actually came through.

I am 16 years old and was a virgin till New years eve of 2013, so exaclty 3 months and 11 days ago.
I was in a hotel where the new years eve party was celebrated where I met a just turned 15... Read more »

vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »