Jul 22, 2013
Hello! :) okay so a while ago I bought my first vibrator from Spencer's. After a month went by my evil mind began to formulate problems concerning the product. I called up the store and asked about their return policy and they told me they DO NOT re-sell returned vibrators. Phew! What a relief it was to have heard that. However, I still have anxiety issues and I keep thinking of hypothetical situations of someone somehow placing an 'infected' vibrator back in its package containing HIV and the weird chance of it being the one I purchased long ago. Now I kind of remember the item smelling just fine and don't remember seeing anything on it so should I just stop worrying? Even if it was infected would it be able to survive in a box through a long journey home?
| Response from Dr. Wohl
I too am glad to hear of the no-return policy for sex toys and seems should be near the top of the list of Really Good Ideas.
Also good news is that HIV does not like to live on plastic (even molded, life-like plastic). It will die, miserable, cold and shriveled in no time, let alone by the time the FedEx guy drops off your "package".
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