|sex during her period after roughly scratching testicles
Feb 18, 2003
I had sex with a women and she had her period. I'm worried because I had been really scratching my testicles a little before. I feel like I cut them somewhat with my nails. What are the chances of HIV infection? How long do I have to wait to get a reliable result?
| Response from Mr. Kull
HIV antibody testing is considered to be accurate three or more months after exposure.
If your partner's blood did not have access to your mucous membranes or bloodstream, then you are not at risk for infection. Using a latex condom is the best way to prevent HIV infection when having sex.
Unless you noticed fresh, bleeding cuts on your testicles, there is little reason to be concerned about infection through that route.
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