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Can U Get HIV From Sex Toys

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HIV from sex toy!

Hi,About 2 weeks ago i bought a sex toy from a adult store, it was in its box and just a plastic case, i rinsed it with water before i used it, it was a masturbation sleeve, is it possible to get HIV as i am showing certain symptoms...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from a sex toy unless you are sharing it with someone who is positive and not cleaning between uses. Getting a toy from a sex shop will not pose a risk of HIV transmission.The symptoms you say you are experiencing, I would... Read more »

HIV through Sex Toy?! Please Help!

Please Help! I have not been able to sleep, I even went to the E.R for anxiety but I don't... Read more »

re: hiv from sex toy

Dear Dr. Frascino, Thank you for responding to my letter. I was not able to read it till today... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Profiles Toy Company Executive Who Formed Organization That Helps Children Affected by AIDS

The Los Angeles Times on Monday profiled the group Children Affected by AIDS Foundation , which Joe Cristina, an executive at the toy company Mattel , founded in 1993. CAAF has raised more than $18 million for "small, grassroots community groups... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Thanks, Mom!

Like everyone else, I grew up thinking my parents were just like everyone else's. I remember complaining as a kid because there was a toy my folks wouldn't buy for me, or because my brother got the best spot in front of the TV when I had... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Women: The Sex Factor

22% of people living with AIDS in the U.S. are women: 88,815. In 2003, 27% of new HIV infections in the U.S. were in women. African-American women are 25 times more likely than white women and four times more likely than Latina women to have an... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis,... Read more »
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HIV from sex toys.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can you catch HIV from unwashed sex todays? Read more »

Sex Toys

Posted by Anonymous
I am a married male who is bisexual. I occasionally need to be with another male. I always play safe. I engage in mutual masterbation. I don't engage in oral sex or anal sex. I was curious about being the receptive partner in anal sex and purchased... Read more »

What is a good place to get sex toys?

Posted by phoebe2
Hey,
Im wondering to know more about sex toys. Specifically which sex toys are better than others, what materials are best, and how to choose a sex toy?
Thank you!

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Do couples use sex toys?

Posted by jeniluis
Recently, my boyfriend suggested for us to use sex toys, and I am happy with this as I feel 100% comfortable around him.
However this is very new to me and I just wondered if many couples use toys?
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