A 22-year-old female asked:
Can you get hiv from touching a damp bed sheet with sperm on it?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Very unlikely: Unless you have non-intact skin, you can't pick up HIV from touching body fluids. Just be sure to wash your hands. If you are worried, go to your doctor in 6 weeks to get tested. Hope this helps!
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Last updated Nov 27, 2014
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