safe sexual activity
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(2) Sexual activity based on guidelines on the relative safety of various sexual practices, in terms of the potential for transmitting infection, in particular HIV-1
safe sexual activitySexology A group of guidelines on the relative safeness of various sexual activities, in terms of the potential for transmitting infection, in particular HIV-1; these guidelines are of use in advising Pts. See Paraphilia, Sex industry, Sexual deviancy, Sexually transmitted disease.
Safe sex guidelines
Safe sexual activities Mutual masturbation–male or female, social kissing–dry, taking a bath together, body massage, hugging, body-to-body contact–frottage to orgasm of any external body part, light sado-masochistic activities–without bruising or bleeding, licking dry healthy skin
Risky sexual activities–insufficient data is available–should be considered with caution French–wet kissing, vaginal or anal intercourse with a condom, fellatio without ejaculation, fellatio interruptus or into condom, cunnilingus, urine contact–'water sports', ie urination on sexual partner, stimulation to orgasm between the thighs or buttocks, digital-anal sex without a barrier
Unsafe sexual activities–risk increases with multiple partners Vaginal or anal intercourse without a condom, manual-anal intercourse–'fisting', nonprotected oral-anal contact–anilingus, 'rimming', nonprotected manual-vaginal contact, fellatio totalis–oral-semen contact, swallowing menstrual blood, swallowing vaginal fluids, blood contact, sharing of sex toys