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07 Dec 2005

HIV survival in the enviroment
Hi, i recently came into contact with a used condom, i am now concerned that the condom may have contained HIV positive sperm. How long can HIV stay alive inside a condom from sperm or vaginal fluids?
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HIV Counsellor

01 Jan 0001

Hi Joey!

Especially since we don't know how long before the condom was used, please rather consider the following:

1. Did you come into contact with the actual fluid?

2. Any sores or cuts on your skin that had contact?

If yes to both 1 and 2, please test after three months.

Stay well
Laurent
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