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What Is The Risk Of Masturbation

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"HIV RISK" from masturbation with HIV+ partner's cum

Would i be infected for using my poz partner's cum to jerk off?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your very interesting question,If we look at how HIV is transmitted, just jerking off with his cum really <b>wouldn't be enough</b> to get it up inside your body. Penetrative sex is unique in that fluids are moved around... Read more »

I've always wondered about HIV/STD risk from masturbation

Can you get any type of disease if fresh semen gets into your fresh cut from self masturbation?... Read more »

Risk from masturbation

I ran into a man that I was interested in and began to massage his penis....there was pre-cum, but... Read more »
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San Francisco General Hospital

What to Tell Your Patients About Safer Sex and Condom Use

Without a thorough risk assessment, many people at risk for HIV infection will go unrecognized by healthcare providers (1 ). The process of assessing a particular individual's risk of becoming infected with the human immunodeficiency virus gives... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sexual Activities Other Than Intercourse Carry Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

Sexual activities other than intercourse carry some risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, according to a report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists published recently in the journal Obstetrics and... Read more »
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 &amp; Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms ... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Non-Coital Behaviors That Put Teens at Risk for HIV and Other STDs

An article in the November/December issue of Family Planning Perspectives reviews the limited information and research on adolescents' experience with oral sex. It draws on interviews and correspondence with roughly two dozen adolescents and... Read more »
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I'm I at risk from mutual masturbation then wearing a condom over his fluids

Posted by ShyGuy265, 1 Reply
Hi there
The other day I met a guy and we had mutual masturbation. I don't know his status. But after mutual masturbation we decided to try anal. So I put a condom on.
Now i am worried that his pre-cum etc which would have got onto my penis was now... Read more »

Explain why masturbation with panties is no risk

Posted by Worried12, 5 Replies
Im sorry to make ANOTHER topic, but Im finally about over it. Please go in depth why I couldnt have gotten HIV. On fluid soaks into the panties does it die? Once it dries does it die? How long would it live? If the panties were wet is there a risk?... Read more »

Risk of STD's including HIV from mutual masturbation and frottage?!

Posted by JoeD93, 1 Reply
About a week ago, I met a guy from online for a one night thing. Before this encounter, I gave a hand job to a guy a few days before and he ejaculated on my hand (not worried about that), but before that the last time I did anything sexual was in... Read more »

Masturbation with panties, part 3.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I masturbated with a pair of worn panties that had a yellow stain. I know I have little risk but I am still worried. Here are my symptoms
Swollen lymp node under chin
receding and dark red gums
pain on my waist line
itching in armpits
body itching


PLease,... Read more »