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What Is The Risk Of Foreplay

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any risk from foreplay?

Hi Doc,Great response to the Vatican's crazy claims! What are those guys thinking?Anyway, I've looked around on the forum but can't really find the answer to my question. The question is, is there any risk of contracting HIV through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You couldn't get a "straight" answer from the CDC, so you came to me? Yeah, I guess that makes sense --Good idea! Foreplay without penetration, frottage, "outercourse" dry-docking, or whatever you want to call it, is... Read more »

Nipple foreplay and he bit too hard causing bleeding: HIV risk for me??

I was having foreplay with my new boyfriend. He is in the military and is clean but is due for his... Read more »

Help Please-Foreplay Concern

Hi Dr. Bob:Let me thank you for all the help you provide through this forum. Gob Bless you and... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctor Uses Kama Sutra to Help Sex Workers in India Fight Spread of HIV/AIDS

Dr. Sachchidananda Sarkar, head of the government's anti-AIDS program in India's West Bengal state, uses the Kama Sutra, an ancient Indian text, to encourage sex workers in Kolkata to "make the most of foreplay" and try to satisfy customers with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Reading Teachers Balk at Condom Lesson for Middle-Schoolers

A teachers' union representative recently complained that some Reading teachers are not comfortable presenting information about condoms to their middle school students. The lessons are part of a pregnancy prevention program, approved by the school... Read more »
PositiveWords

Condoms, Confidence and Keepin' It Real: Talking About the Tough Stuff

"Condoms are uncomfortable." "Sex is better without a condom." "I don't like condoms." "Using a condom means that we don't trust each other." Have you heard any of these lines before? Have you said any of them? Which ones ring true for you? Which... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Condomless Nation, Male Edition: Three Black Men Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves

With one in 50 Black Americans infected with HIV -- and experts estimating that one in 16 Black men and one in 30 Black women will become infected during their lifetimes -- you'd think that folks would use condoms all the time. Yet rising HIV and... Read more »
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Foreplay with HIV person

Posted by travis, 2 Replies
Hi. What's the risks of havinf a foreplay with a HIV positive person? By foreplay, I mean no sex, blowjob or cunnilingus. Just mutual masturbation and little kissing.


thx

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Unsure about the risk level & precum! :/

Posted by ColorBee12, 1 Reply
I recently was engaging in foreplay with a friend and all is good until I decided to lick up his shaft and suck on the shaft and side of his dick.. his dick felt dry and had been exposed to air for at least 10 minutes.. however I do know that he had... Read more »

Please help!

Posted by tommyc2, 1 Reply
Hi,
A few months ago, a girl gave me oral but afterwards my frenulum (banjo string) broke during foreplay. I want to know whether my chances of HIV are higher? Her HIV status was unknown.
Please help because I don't know whether this is serious... Read more »

Suicidal

Posted by Jesse, 2 Replies
Im at the breaking point in my life where I dont know which way to turn or who to get the right advise from.

My story:
A month ago I engaged in rather heavy foreplay with a man whose status I am unsure of.
This never lead to sex but rather intense... Read more »