self-masturbated with wound on hand
Aug 12, 2006
i'm 21 years old, and last night i masturbated myself, and i happened to have an open wound on my left hand. my right fingers touched a wet spot on a towel i was using. i was about to wash my hands, i noticed my right hand was touching that wound.
am i putting myself at HIV risk if my own semen came in contact with my open wound?
Response from Dr. Frascino
You are 21 and you are still concerned about contracting HIV from yourself via masturbation and contact with your own spunk??? Let me guess. You were home-schooled and come form a devoutly religious family, right? Hmmmm. Another one!!!!
Now let's think this through logically, OK? Do you really think it's possible to create HIV a virus out of thin air just by spanking the monkey??? HIV is as germ. It can be transmitted from one infected person to an uninfected person by unprotected sex. You cannot give yourself HIV anymore than you can give yourself measles, mumps, syphilis or tuberculosis, OK?
I suggest you spend some time reviewing the wealth of information on this site related to how HIV is, and is not, transmitted.
I also want to remind all readers of this forum that this is yet another example of why we need age-appropriate sex education programs in our schools!
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