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Mutual masturbation HIV

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Improbable: If you have open wounds/sores and or your partner had the same, you could pass something like HIV between you. However, this germ is sensitive to rap ... Read More
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Seek HIV counseling: Read online or seek live counseling and even a test to calm yourself. You don't say if your "sex-buddy" is HIV positive. If not, there's no risk for s ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Glad u have insight: If a hangnail is not actively bleeding, it's protected by a layer of fibrin from infection. You're not going to get HIV that way. Remember that the la ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no re-test: HIV is not transmitted by hand-genital contact: never, no way. Testing was not necessary, but the 4th generation HIV tests are conclusive any time mor ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Most masturbation is done alone, so is safer than sexual activities done with other people. HIV is not "caused". HIV is "caught", which means a person ... Read More
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No doing this does not cause HIV.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: I am sorry that anybody told you something so foolish. If you were told this by a "spiritual advisor", that person is simply a liar. Truthfully, Arjun ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No. HIV is a virus.: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Nope: You can't contract a communicable disease without a "communication." if you are hiv+, it is likely due to some other exposure.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are...: Your described scenario indicates you have enjoyed sexual intercourse daily. Though pleasurable, at 16, it would be more important to divert your avai ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No, but why...: Would you specify the symptoms which have led you to worry about having HIV symptoms? Without sexual contact, you would not contract HIV from personal ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
No: HIV comes from direct contact with infectious secretions. It's totally an old wives tale that these germs are harboring on toilet seats, waiting to i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: No, that's very safe sex.
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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worries: You can only get HIV by intimate contact (unprotected sex, sharing drug injection equipment, etc) with someone already infected with it. Masturbation ... Read More

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