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While it may be possible to pass HIV from your hand to your urethra, it would not be an easy or common way to get HIV. HIV is in vaginal fluid (if your partner has HIV) but it dies quickly once it is out of the body and exposed to air. Overall, the chances of getting HIV this way would be low.
But, if this is worrying you it might be a good idea to go for STI/HIV testing. Routine screening usually includes testing for gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and HIV.
You may want to look at the ``STIs at a Glance`` chart. It tells you about the different window periods, which is the time it takes between when you have sex to when an STI will show up on a test.
If you get any symptoms then go for testing as soon as you notice something.
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This answer was posted on November 5, 2012