Can I get HIV by using infected towel?

I’m 24 years old. Male. If my friend is hiv positive and masturbated in my bathroom, then washes hands and dried them on my towel, and I walk in, wash hands, dry them with the same towel and masturbate after, can I contract hiv? Is it possible it was on the towel and then on my hands and then on my body and entered via bodily fluids?





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Dr. Javez Ernesto
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Dr. Javez Ernesto

I would not be worried. HIV is transmitted only through fluid transmission.
Usually by having sex or sharing injection drug equipment, such as needles.
In your case I don’t see a fluid transmission.

Dr. Javez Ernesto

Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Hi and welcome to question doctors.com
HIV needs special methods to transfer from someone to another…
Through fluid exchange like blood transfusion,using same syringe ,having sex,all of there are not applicable to you..so no need to worry.

Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
it is not possible to be transmitted through this means. exchange of body fluids between people and blood transmission are the only ways through which it can get transmitted

shw12
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shw12

HI
IMPOSSIBLE. SEXUAL TRANSMISSION,INJECTIONS AND BODY FLUID EXCHANGE ARE THE ONLY WAYS FOR HIV TO BE TRANSMITTED FROM ONE PERSON TO OTHER

mrsshalini14
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mrsshalini14

hello there
no way can it get transmitted in this fashion. needle pricks,sexual transmission and transfer through body fluids are the only ways through which it can get transmitted