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Touching Anus Should I Get Tested

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Fingerring and touching anus opening

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please 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 »

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. I am circumsized and live in oklahoma, if that has... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To 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 »

About the guy touching his condom....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(also known as the paper cutter).

I think I am the only person who can relate to this guy, and I really think he does have to worry about disease. Unfortunately, he's worrying about the wrong one. The disease that he has is one I also suffer... Read more »

Pre cum in contact with anus???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I 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 »
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Massuse's Foot Touched My Anus

A female masseuse's foot grazed my anus during a recent massage. I have mild hemmoroids, and was concerned about being at risk of HIV. There was no cuts on her feet. Am I at risk?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No, there is no way that you could acquire HIV in this manner. Take care,LHW... Read more »

Grinding his penis in my anus..Scared

hi, my story is that i week ago i was with a man who first fingered me deeply and rough, then in one momente he took his penis and rubbed in my anus crack wich were irritated by the fingering, im afraid that some of his precum maybe touch my crack...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Without actual penetration, transmission would be unlikely. I do not think you need to be tested for this incident.In health,Richard... Read more »

Saliva in anus!very worried

hi I hope you can help and give me some reassurance,I had an encounter with a ts escort,it was just mostly mutual masturbation no oral,her brushing her penis over me,I don't think her penis touched my anus.it did touch my but cheeks though.wat...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:There was not a risk for HIV transmission in this situation. Her penis being near your anus is not enough to cause transmission. Penetration would need to occur.Saliva DOES NOT transmit the virus. That part of the incident was also not a... 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 havent done much and what little I ahve done I believe is safe, but heres what Im worried about. I went to a male massuess. He was gay. He massgaed me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. If you remain worried, get a single rapid HIV test at the three-month mark. From what you've told me, it will undoubtedly be negative. Despite having a girlfriend, you might consider some counseling... Read more »
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Thank You So Much for Thinking About My Penis and Anus -- Online HIV/AIDS Prevention That Focuses on Something That Matters

Jason 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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

In HIV-Infected Women, Prevalence, Diversity, Persistence and Detection of New HPV Infection Is Greater in the Anus Than in the Cervix

Listen (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 »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives . . .

National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta was a great success! Over 1,000 people were tested in four metro locations, including street outreach at Five Points MARTA Station (151 tested); Lindbergh MARTA Station (167 tested); American Red Cross (211... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Health Unit Uses Light Touch for Serious Topic

Ontario's Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit uses humor in its latest poster campaign to encourage men to be treated for sexually transmitted diseases. Headlined, "Guys, urine luck," the posters explain that new tests mean many STDs can be... Read more »