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Can You Someone Get HIV Through Underwear

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HIV transmission through underwear ?

My roommate is HIV positive. One day, by mistake, I wore his used underwear. Only after sometime I realized that he masturburated in that underwear and it is still wet. Is there any risk of me contracting HIV ?? ...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

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Hi there:HIV transmission does not occur in situations like this. HIV does not live well outside of the human body. If there was any virus present, it would not be able to infect another person. Also, the virus needs direct access to the bloodstream... Read more »

Anxiety Case: HIV-risk of sperm through underwear.

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United Kingdom: Safe Sex Drive Goes Undercover

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To Fight HIV Belgium Uses the Radio

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The Well Project

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jakarta Post Examines How Indonesian Migrant Workers Are Vulnerable to HIV/AIDS

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Not HIV question, but pregnancy question

Posted by Anonymous
Me and this girl were messing around, we were dry [censored] and i hurt my dick, i looked at it and touched it and got come cum on it, a minute later i fingered her but i had to put my pants on and underwear so the sperm could have died when it was... Read more »

hiv infectious thru cloths?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im a girl who had a guy rub his penis on my vagina while only having our underwear on.He ejaculated and I know his sperm absorbed through his undies and through my own and surly making contact with my vagina.Is his sperm infectious this way... Read more »

Kissing shaft and sitting Risk too?

Posted by happyheart, 2 Replies
I French kissed a man, and I sat on his penis when I had no underwear nor anything else on], which was covered by his underwear, but I noticed a medium sized wet spot on there, likely from his pre semen or semen. This was on one occasion. On another... Read more »

Low risk or no risk, please answer?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was grinding/frottage with a female of unknown status. She had her underwear on and I had mine on as well. Is there any risk in this at all? My Dept of Health wouldn't give me a straight answer. Thanks and God Bless. Read more »