Is It Safe To Buy A Used Sex Toy

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Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fears about contracting HIV from your brand new Cyberskin Dream Dick are completely unwarranted. As you may have guessed, sextoys are nonreturnable! As for someone tampering with them, once again your fears are irrational and unwarranted. As it... Read more »

sti and sex toys

Hi, I've recenly found out its possible I've contracted a sti, the question I have is before I... Read more »

Second time asking. Please reply.. (FLESHLIGHT FEARS, 2010) (SEX TOYS, 2010)

Hi Doctor,I've used a fleshlight i bought recently without washing it at all( no water no alcohol... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...for the person performing it, particularly if he or she swallows semen, vaginal fluids, or menstrual fluids. Sharing sextoys without sterilizing them: This can allow HIV to be transmitted from one partner to the next one who uses the toy. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sextoys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...transmitted disease. But in rare cases, they can still get HIV. One report tells of a lesbian who was infected through sharing sextoys with an HIV-positive woman. Also, some women who consider themselves lesbians occasionally have sex with men,... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »