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Vaginal Penile Contact No Insertion

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AIDS InfoNet


...flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. This "female" condom can also be used to protect the...
Ask the Experts

insertive vaginal sex

when you say insertive vaginal sex, would this include inserting the fingers or just the penis? why would one be more susceptible to infection than the other?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...insertive digital sex does not is because of the presence of mucous membranes in the penis. Anytime mucous membranes come into contact with infected fluids, transmission can happen. Mucous membranes in the penis are present in the lining of the... Read more »

Penis to vagina grinding

Ryan, I recently went on a blind date w/ an older woman. We didn't have sex, but we came very close. She was on top of me grinding her vagina against the head of my penis. I have read hundreds of your responses, none of which seem to give me a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...nature of this type of activity.It is possible to get HIV infected through grinding if infected vaginal fluids or blood come into contact with the urethra of your penis. But infection through this route is so unlikely.RMK Read more »

Is Insertive Fellatio a flat-out zero risk?

As the recipient of Fellatio(having penis sucked), is it absolutely free from risk, since the woman who who performs this may have oral bleedings or ulcers, when saliva is not the only medium of HIV that might pass into the penile tube? ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Any time your mucous membranes come into contact with another person's HIV infected fluids, there is a possibility of transmission. The fact that there is a POSSIBILITY of transmission Read more »


Dear Ryani have had 2 very low risk sexual encounters in my life.First one involved touching of the tip of my penis for a second to the vagina of a prostitute. I was not wearing a condom then.Second one was a month later when I received unprotected...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...behavior does not fall into any of the above categories, then it is EXTREMELY unlikely that you will become infected through sexual contact. There is no specific evidence that HIV is transmitted through receiving oral sex or by touching the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...HIV, there is no risk. An "undetectable viral load" (see Fact Sheet 125 ) does NOT mean "no HIV infection." If there is no contact with blood or sexual fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV technical assistance, consultation, and tailored trainings for health professionals who work with transgender clients, contact the Center of Excellence for Transgender HIV Prevention ( ). Research on transgender... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

... Vaginal Intercourse Oral Sex Watersports / Urine in Sex or Sex-Play Rimming (Oral-Anal Contact) Fisting Kissing Mutual Masturbation Solo Masturbation Body... Read more »
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You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...transmitted: * having unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal or anal) with someone else who is HIV positive * direct blood contact, i.e. sharing needles with someone who is HIV positive, accidental workplace injuries (needlestick in a... Read more »

Insertive ORAL sex - RISK?!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it true that there are no risks for insertive oral sex? all of this talk about hiv infections through oral sex, have been receptive oral sex right? meaning the person whose mouth is on the genital is at risk. not the person who is recieving oral... Read more »

Please assess my real risk

Posted by jambo, 2 Replies
...some assurance, or maybe for some real advice. Thank you for your responses in advance. Are my fear irrational? I did some insertion attempts on a massage girl over a towel wrapped on her, I think I got close but did not succeed. The towel... Read more »

How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Anyone have any knowledge on the subject? Read more »