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Had anal sex, used baby oil as lube, risk of HIV? Watch

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    I'm a guy, for context. Worried and a bit anxious.

    Had a one night stand with a guy. Stupidly, we used baby oil as lube for anal sex.

    I didn't *** in his bum, and the condom did not rip. Was there any chance HIV could have been transmitted?
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    No problems with the condom = even if he was HIV+ (which he probably isn't) and isn't being treated effectively for it (which he probably would be), then there's no HIV risk. If the condom had failed and those two applied, you'd be looking an 'about' 6/1000 chance for HIV. If he had something like gonorrhea, the chances for that would have been higher.

    Baby oil is really bad for latex condoms though, so you were lucky that it didn't break. Either use non-latex condoms or find some lube that's condom safe.

    There is effectively zero risk of contracting HIV if the condom was intact. You are however at risk of contracting skin diseases (e.g. herpes, genital warts, pubic lice, etc) from other partners, even if using a condom.

    Use water based lube next time silly! But if the condom didn't break then you should be fine
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