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A 19-year-old male asked:

Can i get hiv from a male masturbation sex toy that i ordered online but i didn't wash or clean it before using it.what if some guy used it before me?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely: Check source regarding duration at the site before shipping. Any cleaning at source? But some unknowns in the situation.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: The HIV virus is not tolerant to air drying and the situation you describe would not be compatible with its survival.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: That is not a realistic fear. Have fun with your toy.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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