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not sure if it's blood but it looks like it is.

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Recently stayed at a hotel a when I was climbing into bed I noticed a dark mark on sheet.
I rubbed the mark too see if it would come off it didn't but I stupidly used the same hand to urinate,
Touching the head of my penis in the process. I quickly washed it off with copious amounts of soap.
I examined the mark and it appears light red almost orange and did not come off when using a wet towel even after rubbing the mark. I'm not sure if it's blood but it looks like it is, I'm super paranoid about handling my penis afterwards. I'm not positive when or if the sheets at the hotel have been cleaned last. What are the chances?

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replied April 25th, 2015
HIV and AIDS Answer A51954
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

The chances of contracting an STD or other contagious disease are low especially after you washed and cleaned the area adequately. If you are worried or any symptoms such as a flu like illness develops or there was a breached area of skin on the genitals that may have been penetrated by the fluid present on your hands, then you should consult your doctor to advise an STD panel , HBS, HCV Ab testing among others prevalent in your area.

Wishing you best of health


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