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A 27-year-old male asked:

Im very confused and scared. ive asked if a hand job from a person (male) that has a cut on their hand blood was not seen but couldnt be ruled out touching head of penis and precum. am i at risk for hiv and should i get tested? heard yes and no?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Yes but risk would be low. Recommend rubber gloves next time. Protection is called protection for a good reason.
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