A 26-year-old male asked:
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in an enclosed area, e.g a ex toy designed for penetration, how long can hiv survive? if waited for 1 day before use is there any risk?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Safe, but clean it: Probably safe for HIV, but it's easy to be 100% certain: wipe with a disinfectant or soap and water. I would think you would automatically do this anyway!
Answered on Jan 14, 2017

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Extremely unlikely: The HIV virus lives outside the body only a few minutes. However , please be more careful in the future.
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Yes: If it was used by the person without washing it after a recent use by another

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