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Touching Rectum And HIV Testing

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...apart. Use unlubricated condoms for oral sex (most lubricants taste awful). Do not throw condoms into a toilet. They can clog plumbing. Using a Male Condom: Put the condom on when your penis is erect -- but before it touches your partner's mouth, vagina, or rectum. Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration. Direct genital contact can transmit some diseases. The liquid that comes out of the penis before...
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HELP! NEED UR OPINION

I recently found out that a person I had sex with was newly diagnosed with HIV and untreated. WE each engaged in open mouth kissing,and oral sex with no ejaculate involvement. During foreplay, my penis went partially inside his rectum. It was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...incongruous to me that you, being "in the medical field" and "parnoid about HIV exposure," would put your "penis partially inside his rectum" without a condom. Yes, I'm glad you came to your senses and pulled out after 30 seconds and then donned... Read more »

Using condoms

Hi Dr Bob,I really like your forum. By the way my fiancee is positive and I'm negative. We have sex for 3 weeks using condoms and we double it. The condom did not break nor it leak. However I encountered itchiness when we try another brand of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condoms into a toilet. They can clog plumbing. Using a Male Condom:Put the condom on when your penis is erect -- but before it touches your partner's mouth, vagina, or rectum. Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration.... Read more »

PETRIFIED,NO RESPONSE BUT STILL DONATING

I WAS WITH A WOMEN WE WERE BOTH NUDE,FRENCH KISSED FOR A LONG TIME,I THEN INSERTED MY FINGER IN HER VAGINA AND THEN HER RECTUM,SHE PERFORMED ORAL SEX ON ME FOR A FEW MINUTES,SHE THEN CLIMBED ON TOP OF ME AND STARTED GRINDING GENITALS TOUCHING BUT NO...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonexistent (fingering, assuming skin is intact). However, if you are "petrified" and feel you've placed yourself at risk for HIV (I have no way of knowing how severe your psoriasis is), an HIV test at three months would give you a definitive... Read more »

Help. Need ur opinion

I recently found out that a person I had sex with was newly diagnosed with HIV and untreated. WE each engaged in open mouth kissing,and oral sex with no ejaculate involvement. During foreplay, my penis went partially inside his rectum. It was...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...It is hard to say. You should have HIV testing done with both an antibody and viral load test. This will answer your question best.As you know, there is more than HIV that Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...avoid any risk of 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,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas (mucous membrane) inside the rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...else's body is generally considered "safer" sex. The parts of the body where HIV could enter the bloodstream are the anus and rectum, the vagina, the penis, the mouth, and the eyes. These body parts must be protected from contact with... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...rarely have access to a person's bloodstream. However, anyone handling blood, semen or vaginal fluids should be careful to avoid touching them with broken skin or getting them into mucous membranes (such as those around the eye). Spills of blood... Read more »
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Seriously Needing Advice

Posted by dale30, 3 Replies
...hole/thighs) coming into contact with the tears from either rough sex or hemmroids? 3) He likes to finger me and does so while touching his penis. Can HIV be transmitted from his finger and into my anus? I am sorry for all the questions and... Read more »

Can anyone help me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had a couple of experiences that have me in doubt if i got hiv. I was with 2 guys the first once we masterbated and our penis touched i think his precum got on my penis. Then the other guy i inserted my penus in his rectum for about 10 seconds no... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

Would you test?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I recently experimented with another male. We both masturbated each other. My worry is that he rubbed his own penis prior to mine and there may have been some precum on his hand when he masturbated me. Also, afterwards, we cleaned up with a... Read more »