The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Is The Risk Of Getting Head

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

Safer Sex Why Practice Safer Sex? Pregnancy Guidelines Why Latex? Safe Sex Guidelines Lubricant Condoms & Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom Breakage Using Condoms During Oral Sex Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and...
Ask the Experts

Risk of getting HIV from Rapid finger prick Test. Worried!

Hello! I recently tested negative on a rapid HIV test. WAY LONG out of the window period! So Woo- Hoo! Silly me has gotten the funny idea in my head that I could possibly contract HIV from the rapid finger prick test that was given to me.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Probably OCD Lady,First off, I'd drop the "probably." Your fears of contracting HIV from a rapid HIV test are irrational. A detailed explanation is not warranted. Suffice it to say that lancets and pricking devices used for... Read more »

Hep B risk at a gym (sweat in the eyes and later shaved my head) - please answer

Good Morning Doctor, let me start with saying thank you for all the work you do here after hours. I will now keep my question short. At a gym one guy did shake his arms that way that he did shake the sweat off and some of it could land on my head. I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not consider you at risk and would not recommend testing. Hope this helps.... Read more »

Risk from head phones

Greetings Dr. Bob:I was at the gym recently and I was commenting on how small my friends new MP-3 player is and he handed me his ear phones to sample the quality of the sound. The ear phones are the type that insert into the ear.I am married and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV from MP-3 player earphones??? You've got to be kidding!?! Dude, even if you stuck his sweaty jockstrap in your ear, you wouldn't contract HIV. I'd suggest you review the information in the archives pertaining to how HIV is... Read more »

cleaned my penis head with condom 6 years ago

i had sex only time in my life that too more than 6 years ago with 2 condoms(not sure of type)with prostitute.i dont know wether she had HIV or not bt m worried since 6 years now and i dont have guts to test also.the only mistake i did was after sex...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-First, I would say that this exposure happened over 6 years ago so getting a test now would be conclusive and I would certainly advise that to set your mind at ease. The likelihood of you being infected is very very slim considering the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Don't use your head=lose your mind

Posted by hecate, 1 Reply
Ten days ago I slept with an acquaintance of mine. I felt so bad about it I deleted his number and he hasnt called (I wasnt expecting him to, just to let you know I cant ask him anything). I felt bad because he entered and exited (vaginal... Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
From our own experts at

"Many people are fearful that they have HIV, even though they are either at very low risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The common term informally used... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid in my Cock Head

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am male 27, never had sex in my life other than once
i squeezed a boobs of a girl and two days back a Big
Mistake which I did in my life. I feel You will help
me in this problem.

Please Help, Two days back I went to a Prostitute...
I kissed her all... Read more »

stupid thinking with the little head.

Posted by dontknow, 3 Replies
this is a long post but I need someone to talk to. I am in NY. About 5 years ago I started have sex with males. I am bi and enjoy both female and male. At first I started out getting BJ's and about two years ago started giving BJ's ( it looked... Read more »