Seattle, WA
A 27-year-old male asked:

Can you get hiv from a hand job that the person giving the hand job had a small cut or crack in the skin? it was noticeable near the side of their finger nail. there was no blood seen but the cut did touch the tip of the penis several times?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
The type of activity mentioned is highly unlikely to result in HIV transmission. Cdc.gov is a reliable site in learning more about HIV transmission.
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
There has never been a reported case of HIV that appeared to have been acquired from hand-genital contact.
Jul 9, 2022
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Chances are very low to nil. But if worried pl get tested
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
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Not from the hand job but from regular sex for condoms are not 100% effective. Pl be careful if you suspect your partner to have any of these.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Can hiv be transmitted through a day old cut on hand that touched penis of unknown status? Saw no blood or semen?
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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