Can HIV Survive In Hand Lotion

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Could Hydrocortisone 2.5% Lotion Cause a False Negative HIV test

I put this lotion on my daughter twice a day for three days before I took an Oraquick HIV test. I got it on my hands each time, so could this have caused a false negative?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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Has anyone used hand lotion as a lub and....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...had the condom break? I had lady who used handlotion (unless non-oil based lubs come in a pump too)...codnom didn;t break and I conducted my own tests later and condom did not break. Read more »

Manicurist bled on me

Posted by kellsbells, 1 Reply
...I'm extremely freaked out. I don't know what to do. I got a manicure today and at the very end when the woman was massaging lotion onto my hands, I saw a wet spot on my hand that was red. But she was rubbing the lotion in so it got rubbed... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...condom I put it on and she provided lub. Not certain of the lubrication product but it did come in a pump (looked like handlotion but I'm not certain). We did it for 3 minutes and then out for a minute and back in for approxamatley 2, never... Read more »

I know this sounds like paranoia

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies car) and didn't see anything, but decided to take precaution and clean both hands, anyway. After this, I applied some Baby lotion to my right hand and proceeded to masturbate myself. This is probably what prompted me to think the other guy... Read more »