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A 26-year-old male asked:

Im a circumcised man. always had protected sex with women. but engaged in frottage with my penis. is it good im circumcised? hiv chances?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
It's good: You're not going to get HIV from frot / rubbing, circumcised or not.
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Last updated Jun 21, 2021

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