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Can you contract HIV from wearing someone elses dirty underwear
Dec 9, 2011

Can you catch HIV from someone elses dried stained (excretion/vaginal fluid)underwear if it touches your face (nose/mouth) or genital area (penis/testicles)? I have asked numeorus GU clinics who have said no but I have bad OCD and just want some advice please.

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

The answer is no. HIV cannot be transmitted this way. The virus does not live well outside the body, so even if there was HIV present, it would be unable to infect you.

In health, Richard



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