|Eye exposure to rectal secretions
May 30, 2012
One month ago a while someone was playing with a toy in his butt, I was 3 feet away and received some tiny splatters of secretions on my face and I am concerned I may have had some in my eyes although I'm not sure but I rinsed my eyes not right away but a couple of minutes later. I did not consult for PEP as the person claimed to be negative and always practicing safe sex. I later learned that the individual has high risk behavior and he has not been answering any e-mail I sent and I assume he is positive and untreated. I am nervously waiting my early test results. Any comfort you can provide? Feeling very helpless in this situation. Thank you!
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi The likelihood of HIV transmission occurring this way is very very small! The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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