A 19-year-old female asked:
Doctor gave me both the rectal and vaginal palpation. i noticed that outside of the lube package there are some red dots, i am afraid that's blood and what if the doctor use the same pack of lube to check a hiv infected patients body, will i get hiv?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
HIV dies quickly outside the body (within minutes) so assume what you saw was truly dried blood, you should not worry about cross contamination.
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Answered Jul 27, 2022
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