hiv from smelling old semen
Mar 25, 2013
i was in my bathroom when i noticed a hand towel in the corner i looked at the hand towel i noticd there was something clear and dried up on it, so i felt it to see what it was then i smelt it and it smelled like semen im thinking it was my friend that is hiv positive semen is there a risk of getting hiv if i smelled it and particle from the semen got in my nose? i noticed the towel 3 days after so the semen was prob about 3 days old im verey stressed out can you please help me out
Response from Mr. Glenn
Someone can only get HIV if there is a body fluid carrying HIV (blood, semen, vaginal fluid, or breast milk) coming out out of someone's body and going immediately/directly inside the body of another person. All of this needs to happen. None of that happened in your case.
Hope this helps!
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