Feb 16, 2001
A few weeks ago I rented an adult video, after I pleasured myself watching it I noticed what appeared to be dried cum on the cassette. Is there any risk for hiv infection if I touched the dried cum (VERY SMALL AMOUNT AND DEFINITLY DRY), and then rubbed my genitals. This sounds strange but I read that the penis has mucous membranes on it and that hiv can survive in air for sometime.
| Response from Mr. Kull
It is highly unlikely that you would become infected this way and there are no documented cases of anyone being infected through handling adult video tapes.
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