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Touching semen please reply ASAP. scared to death!

I'm super scared.Please help. I'm female. This happened almost 7 years ago. I happened to touch the semen coming out of my boyfriend's penis,I accidentally touched the little bit of semen with the tip of my finger,then I immediately...
Shannon Southall

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HiThe quick answer is no.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal or... Read more »

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I traveled to Togo Africa for work recently ( 2 trips). I was aware that they are number 5 in the... Read more »

I touched an old band-aid, im 13 and scared.

In class my friend found an old used band-aid on the floor, he jokingly threw it at me and the part... Read more »
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scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 2 Replies
i am a very obssessive person and i just had protected sex at a massage parlor.and the guilt and fear is driving me nuts.t i applied the condom before i was ever touched.i do not think my penis had any cuts or wounds.several times my penis slipped... Read more »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 1 Reply
i had vaginal sex with a woman at a massage parlor,i applied a condom before she touched me.i do not think i have any cuts on my penis,i fell out of her a few times and i reinserted myself my hand came into contact with the condom to reinsert and... Read more »

scared to death

Posted by thcml, 3 Replies
3month ago i met a girl who's hiv status was unknown.I had fingerd her and deep kissed her.I don't remember whether i washed my hand.Then i went to toilet and my hands which fingerd the girl touched my penis.After this exposure I experienced... Read more »

Scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well i had a once in a life mistakwent to a massage parlor on Dec 4th had intercorce and I am not sure if my condom sliped off. About 6 days later I started to feel out of it kind of dizzy like, lost my appitite then couldnt even look at food. I got... Read more »