Confused Handjob Please Respond
Mar 11, 2003
I read here on this site that HIV is spread through anal or vaginal penetration.
Now I read below of the need for someone who received a handjob from a HIV+ person to need to be tested. This is confusing and contradictory. I was told by the CDC that a handjob is safe unless the HIV+ was profusely bleeding.
Please answer a confused and worried individual.
Response from Mr. Kull
Getting a handjob from another person does not warrant HIV testing (I'm not sure where you read that), unless, like the CDC says, your partner's hand was gushing blood (which doesn't sound like a likely scenario, but who knows?). The CDC has only documented cases of sexual transmission through anal, vaginal, and, much less frequently, oral sex.
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