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HIV transmission from penis to skin contact (genitalia-genitalia rubbing)


Thank You so much for helping fellow individuals like myself. You don't know how much of a big change you are causing in other people's lives. My question is very simple and very short, please help me:

So I rubbed my penis with another man's penis ( No exchange of fluids, and I know this is a no risk activity ). Then I rubbed my penis with his arse and area above his hole ( MY PENIS HEAD DID NOT EVEN TOUCH HIS HOLE ). Is there ANY risk of HIV? Can there be HIV on his arse's skin? THERE WAS NO PENETRATION, WHATSOEVER. A week has passed and I see some rash on my chest and have a sore throat ( which are ARS symptoms! ) Do you recommend testing?

Thank You! You guys are my angels


Hello and thank you for contacting the helpline.

From what we gather from the question, you were asking about acquiring HIV from an infected person's genitalia while coming into contact with your penis. This scenario is considered to be of negligible risk (there are no evidence or no documented cases of transmission). Pre-cum or pre-ejaculation fluids can still contain the HIV virus and when you are rubbing genitalia together there is a technical possibility of exchange of fluids from each other's penis. However, the organization is unaware of any reported HIV case from this activity.

Recommendation: There are no evidence or no documented cases of transmission refer to Physician for more personalized answers.

Regards, AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Dyson