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Will I get HIV from a Sex Toy? Is HIV-Blood or semen infectious outside of body?

I recently bought a sex toy from a store. Together with the toy there are condoms and lubricant. The package was plastic sealed. I didn't wash it and used it with condom and the lubricant. The condom and lubricant was also plastic sealed

1.  Am I at risk for HIV?

2. If an HIV-positive person used it an hour before me using it and left some semem inside the toy Am I still at risk for HIV ?

3. When the blood or semen leave the body of an HIV-positive person, how long will it become non-contagious ?

4. The condom looks very cheap will I get HIV from using this ?

I am so worried these days and i can't even sleep. Please help me. Thanks!
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3191940 tn?1447268717
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Blood or any other fluid outside of the body is no longer infectious.  The explicit amount of time is not relevant, as no one gets HIV from blood or fluid found outside of the body, on surfaces.

A condom that does not visibly break protects you from HIV, regardless of how cheap it looks.  The exception would be a lambskin condom, but those are NOT cheap - they are more expensive.

You were not at risk from the sex toy, no matter what, and if your condom did not break, you were not at risk.  If the quality of condom concerns you - and it should, because cheap condoms are more likely to break - then buy better quality condoms.
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Thank you so much. I meant I used the condom while i masturbate with the toy. I didn't and will never use it for real sex.

What concerns me is that the cheap condom itself may have AIDS virus or someone may have injected some HIV-blood or semen inside the pakcage of the condom before I got it. Especially semen.. As there are few Lubricant on the condom and you can't tell if it's semen or just lubricant
Your situation involves personal contact with an object in air (condom) which is not a risk for hiv. No worries, because you can't get hiv from personal contact except unprotected penetrating vaginal or anal, neither of which you did. Analysis of large numbers of infected people over the 40 years of hiv history has proven that people don't get hiv in the way you are worried is a risk.
HIV is a fragile virus in air and saliva and is effectively instantly dead in air so the worst that could happen is dead virus rubbed you, and obviously anything which is dead cannot live again so you are good. Blood and cuts would not be relevant in your situation since the hiv has become effectively dead, so you don't have to worry about them to be sure that you are safe. Also toy borne HIV is impossible in case you are worried about that.
btw, no one who wants to do harm would waste their time injecting anything in a condom because they likely know that nothing would happen, so condom injections aren't the way they would try to cause a problem.
Thank you! You guys are the best !
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