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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
HIV and AIDS
Transmission of HIV Through Semen on the Floor
I recently particpated in mutual masturbation with another male. We did not kiss, touch each other`s gentials, or participate in oral or anal sex. The floor was not very clean and when I was getting ready to go, I dropped my coat and when I picked it up there was wet spots on it (I don`t know if it was semen or not). I threw the coat away and washed my hands. I did not have any open cuts on my hands or arms.
I was just wondering if there is any need to worry about possible infection during this time. I am mostly just worried about touching my coat in case there was semen on it. Thank you.
Your risk of acquiring infection in this manner is negligible.
Pamposh Kaul, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati