HIV transmission from the gym
Nov 6, 2011
After I finished my workout today I went home washed my hands ate some food and then felt the need to masturbate. After masturbating I noticed there was some blood on my fingernail, probably from the hang nail I acquired early today. I know HIV dies quickly after being outside the body, but what are the chances of HIV transmission from masturbation if it was not my blood and it came from somebody at the gym? I tend to worry way to much about HIV. It seems to consume my minds at times.
Response from Mr. Cordova
Even if the virus were able to survive outside the body (which it cannot), the likelihood of transmission from the scenario you describe would be non-existent.
In the famous words of Dr. Bob: No Risk. Zero! Zip! Nada! Bupkis!
In health, Richard
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Does Peripheral Neuropathy Cause Foot Drop And Toe Curling?
- Hiv Transmission From Vaginal Fluid During Frottage
- How Long Do I Have To Wait To Get A Hep Titer After A Hep B Shot?
- How Long Can The Hiv Virus Live In Extreme Temperature?
- Can U Get Hiv Through A Dried Up Cut?
- Which Is Worse Herpes Or Syphilis?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.