Concern voiced over “dry sex” practices in South Africa

@article{Baleta1998ConcernVO,
  title={Concern voiced over “dry sex” practices in South Africa},
  author={A. Baleta},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1998},
  volume={352}
}
"Dry sex" may aid in the transmission of HIV-1. Many women in southern Africa willingly insert herbal aphrodisiacs, household detergents, and antiseptics into their vaginas before sex to increase friction, despite the concurrent pain it will cause. Neetha Morar (Medical Research Council, Durban) states that the practice has been reported in many countries. In Zaire, women use leaves and powders to heighten sexual pleasure. A cross-sectional study of women in Malawi reports the use of… Expand
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