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Can You Contract Hiv By Handling Inanimate Objects

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Last night i(male) did masturbate with a gay male and he used a tool( nearly a handle of a mug), cleaned with water and soap, stuffed my anus. So i am worried that i can get STDS or HIV through his action. Please answer my question? Thanks Sir...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your rub-and-tug buddy shoved the handle of a mug up your butt? Hmm. Well let's be thankful he didn't try to stuff the entire espresso machine up there. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Even if your buddy had shoved the same... Read more »

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First of all, I do appreciate your kind check and reply to my below case as soon as you have some time:

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