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Can a person contract hiv from a fleshlight aka "a brand of sex toy designed for penetration which is primarily marketed to heterosexual men"?

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Dr. Derek Farley
Urgent Care 24 years experience
No, but...: I wouldn't borrow anyone else's. Use your own. I suppose it is possible for transmission, but the afflicted person would have to use it just before the uninfected, as the HIV virus does not live long outside the body. Again, don't chance it. Don't borrow someone else's, and if you get one yourself don't lend it out. Save money and use your hand. At least you know where it's been...

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Last updated Aug 29, 2018

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