Apr 18, 2001
Have HIV transmission occur when Vaginal Fluids come in contact with the Penile Shaft? In my situation no penetration occured, but my penis came in close contact with her vaginal fluids. Some of the fluids may have come in contact with the head but no penetration. This occured during foreplay with no intercourse.
Response from Mr. Kull
If you read through information in this forum and The Body about HIV transmission, you'll see that HIV is not transmitted through intact skin (meaning skin that doesn't have any open sores or wounds). The skin on the shaft of the penis does not provide HIV with access to the cells of the immune system. Without access to the immune system, HIV cannot cause infection.
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