Touching Anus Risks
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesPlease help me I am making myself sick with worry. I Fingered a girl of 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI am just curious. I have not had unprotected anal intercourse in several years however I want to know if pre cum on a penis comes in contact with some chafed skin around the anus , am I at risk? Recently, I had some abrasions around my anus (not... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIf 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. I am circumsized and live in oklahoma, if that has... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesTo be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut.
If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not clean... Read more »
Posted by 613, 2 RepliesI think this is my OCD getting the better of me but here goes.
Last night at a Halloween punk/metal show I and a friend of mine had fake blood on our hands.
We washed them together in a bucket of water. He then said he cut his hand and was washing the... Read more »
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Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,I'm sorry to hear that this has been giving you so much grief lately. I can assure you that you were at <b>no risk</b> for HIV from the this.I can tell from the amount of detail you've included in your... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesI agree with your doctor. There is very little risk for infection if only a small amount of precum came into contact with the opening of your anus. In fact, you don't even know that that even occurred!RMK... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesWhen you think about your risk for sexual transmission of HIV, you should first consider the model for transmission: HIV infected fluids (blood, semen, and vaginal secretions) coming into contact with the mucous membranes (the lining of the... Read more »
Thank You So Much for Thinking About My Penis and Anus -- Online HIV/AIDS Prevention That Focuses on Something That MattersJason Chiu, M.P.H. As a 26-year-old former Grindr-user and a single-and-ready-to-mingle gay man, I am a frequent target of Internet HIV prevention messages/advertisements. Every once in awhile, I do feel obliged to click on the ads because of... Read more »
In HIV-Infected Women, Prevalence, Diversity, Persistence and Detection of New HPV Infection Is Greater in the Anus Than in the CervixListen (2.4MB, 6 min.) Welcome. This is Bonnie Goldman, Editorial Director of The Body PRO. I'm in San Diego at IDSA 2007, one of the year's HIV conferences. Right now, I'm in the poster session where researchers are standing in front of... Read more »
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