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Touching Anus Risks

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Anal touching - I pray not with blood!

Hi dr bob, Great sight, I am concerned about a potential exposure. A couple months ago I went for a massage, erotic in nature though no oral, anal or vaginal sex occured. The massage was for the most part uneventful. I glanced at the women's hands...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tommy,Your fears are unwarranted. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Stop worrying.Dr. Bob Read more »

PhD who made a colossal mistake

Dr. Rob,I am a computer scientist who made a bad decision. I went out with some colleagues one... Read more »

finger on anus

Dear Dr. Fransisco,I have a girl friend but I do have the occaisional urge to be with a guy. I... Read more »
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...than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance, mutual masturbation can become unsafe if people touch their own genitals after getting a partner's infected semen, blood or vaginal fluids on their hands. We hope to help... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand... Read more »
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Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unknown HIV status (not inside her but just the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk involved with this ? Would the fluid have dried ? I am at week 3 and... Read more »

safe ? please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...incident where his penis brushed up against my anus. right away i pushed it away, but am concerned IF there was precum , and it touched the exterior of anus would i be at risk of HIV. i dont have a perfectly clean anus, as in sometimes might have... Read more »

No penetration = no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I picked up a guy last night in the bar and I am male. We went back to my place. One thing led to another and his penis was rubbing between my butt cheeks from behind me and he ejaculated there and some flew up on my back, too and ejaculate oozed... Read more »

if tip of penis just touches opening of penis???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If the tip of my penis went between someones crack and touched the opening of the anal wall without a condom, is it possible to get hiv from this, and if so, what are the odds of it happening. Read more »