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Sex Toys And Possible HIV Exposure

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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
...30-40 minutes and HIV doesn't survive very long outside the body, it is extremely doubtful that you sustained a significant HIV exposure. As it turns out, most sex workers know a great deal about STD prevention. They need to, not only to protect... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... 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 sex toys without sterilizing them: This can allow HIV to be transmitted from one partner to the next one who uses the toy. ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...great depth and status isnt really discolsed. The only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or anal sex, but what about safe sex when it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other night... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposed to the air. Therefore, HIV cannot exist on inanimate objects such as silverware, dishes, tweezers, toothbrushes, sexual toys, etc... for more than seconds. Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...Hey everyone, I had an unprotected sexual experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well Read more »