|Killing the Virus
Dec 20, 2001
After fingering a woman, if I washed my hands with soap and listerine, is that enough to kill off the virus?
| Response from Mr. Kull
Soap and water is enough to inactivate HIV and most other bacteria/virus. The listerine is probably not necessary.
Try to keep in mind that there is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through fingering. Transmission of HIV through sexual contact is known to occur during vaginal, anal, and oral sex.
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