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Masturbation with Vaginal Fluid on Fingers

Question: 

Is there a risk masturbating your penis if before you were masturbating somebody that has HIV and it's not on meds? My fingers had a lot of lube (and vaginal fluids), while i did it, and wasn't using condom during the masturbation. I am umcircumcised, so i've read elsewhere that i'm at more risk during an intercourse (mine was protected), but i don't know if that applies also for the masturbation among the fluids, what a fool i was. im really worried.

Answer: 

Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you are asking about the risk of HIV acquisition from masturbating with vaginal fluids on your hands. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be negligible risk (there are no evidence or no documented cases of transmission), as the vaginal fluid would have been exposed to oxygen prior to being exposed to a mucus membrane.

HIV is rendered inactive by exposure to oxygen, but the inactivity is an exponential decay over several hours.

In this case, we would recommend speaking to a physician to dispel any further fears or concerns.

Thank you and have a nice day!

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Sara