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Touching Vagina 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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My wife hass HIV

Hello doc, I am married to a HIV positive women. My wife was accidentally infected by HIV during blood transfusion during a car accident back in 1999. I am HIV negative according to the last month test report. I always had protected sex...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...load); if so, your risk is vanishingly small.In any event, I generally recommend that HIV-negative partners get routine HIV testing, at least annually, if not every 6 months.I hope this helps. Be well,BY Read more »

Is it possible to get HIV like this? Worried!!! HELP!

I hope to donate money to your good cause. 8 years ago when I was in 3rd grade, this 3rd grade girl persuaded me to touch her vagina and breasts. That's all that I did, no fingering or anything. And then I believe she touched my penis. Is it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're worried about a little touchy-feely incident in the 3rd grade??? Dude, you would only have been eight-years-old. Frevinsakes!!!!As for "I am sort of a hypochondriac," Read more »

Worried guys from Venezia (Italy)

Ciao DottoreI know you speak a good Italian. I write from Venice. Anyway I did a stupid thing after a stressful winter. I went to get a massage at a escort flat, she was Thai. She said she is clean (also the escort agency said that to me).I did NOT...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Venezia,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub with happy ending is completely nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. Yes, you can resume sexual relations with your wife.Ciao,Dr. Bob Read more »

Do you recommend Testing

Hi Dr.BobI donate little bit of my contribution often.Yesterday i had couple of drinks and went to strip club.I had few lap dances and in the course i touched her vagina few times and no fluid came as far as i can remember.I came home and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Testing is not warranted.Be well. (You are indeed well!)Dr. Bob Read more »
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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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 »
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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...penetration and withdrew after ejaculation. However, I am scared that i might have gotten some vaginal fluid on my hand and touched my penis after removing the condom. I also rubbed the surface of her vagina with my fingers before putting on the... Read more »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i'm in high risk. we do not have any sex intercourse. that guy actually masturbate in front of me. his penis actually only touched the outer surface of my genital organ (the hairy part only) but not going inside (vaginal). but. i'm not sure... Read more »

weird symptoms

Posted by MissTake, 2 Replies
...signs of ARS. Short, sharp sporadic pains in my vagina, Swollen lymphnodes in my groin area that hurt and are sensitive to the touch, and some unpleasant discharge. Or is it more likely these are signs of a different type of STD. Also I was... Read more »

Help me

Posted by Anonymous
...After protected sex, when I got off the condom, I felt that some vagina fluid attached the condom which touched on my urethra, What is my risk? Need I test for HIV ? Read more »