Jan 31, 2009
Can anal masturbation, with a hair brush cause AIDS, or HIV or STD's? Also, this was a couple of months ago, and a little blood came out, and it never happened again. Is every thing okay?
Response from Dr. McGowan
Assuming the hair brush was used only by you (and not someone else for the same purpose), you cannot contract HIV (or other STDs) from the brush. If my premise is correct, what you are describing is trauma from the use of the brush. The risk of sexual transmission of HIV (and other STDs) is increased in the setting of trauma so that is definitely something you should bear in mind.
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