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HIV/STI from sex toy
Sep 25, 2012

Hello, i was using a CLEAN sex toy for anal play and noticed blood after i had finished, is it possible to catch HIV or an STI because their was blood?

Response from Mr. Glenn

Thanks for your question,

There's absolutely no risk from the situation you're describing. None!

The blood is an indication that there was some ripping inside you. That would create openings inside you but.. we're already talking about inside you so that's not terribly significant. Your clean sex toy isn't going to have any STI or HIV on it. There's no possibility unless it was immediately inside someone else right before you!

Feel free to use your sex toy for what it was intended for: Pleasure!

Hope this helps

Erik



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