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Do I have HIV?

An HIV- positive lady gave me a hand job, then she told me she had a fisting session with a man before me. Am at risk if that man is positive and could her hands transmit HIV to my erected foreskin noting that she had washed them?

  1. Hi . We understand your concerns and it is good that you are being proactive in seeking good information. I want to note that we are not medical professionals and, for your protection cannot provide medical advice or diagnostics. I can share with you this article from our editorial team on HIV transmission, including about the six bodily fluids that can contain and transmit HIV: Also, as noted in this article from the CDC, "There is no risk of transmission through unbroken skin:" If it has been less than 72 hours since your encounter and you are still concerned, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is a treatment option (as discussed in this article: I hope this information is helpful and please feel free to keep us posted on how you are doing and to ask additional questions. Best, Richard (Team Member)

    1. And for anyone following the thread, we are glad to be able to answer questions like these because there is so much misinformation out there about HIV that can make life difficult for those living with HIV. As the articles Richard referred to will tell you, HIV does not live very long at all outside the body (unless inside a syringe) and isn't transferred through skin to skin contact. I hope this helps you and anyone else with these questions - Liz (Team Member)

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