Many gay guys appreciate a good load of cum. Some of us prefer our partners to ejaculate in our mouth, on our chest or on our face. We all know that bareback action is a high-risk activity for HIV transmission, especially for the bottom, and for the transmission of STIs such as syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia and warts. What you may not know, however, is that — bluntly speaking — your eyes absorb substances. Take eye drops, for example: they are absorbed both through the inner lining of your eyelid and the surface of your eye itself. Technically speaking, this process occurs through the conjunctiva, a transparent partial covering of your eye and lining of your inner eyelid.
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What happens if you get sperm in your eye?
Maybe things got a little out of hand last night. But if not—clean up! Flush your eyes with some lukewarm water. Make sure you cleanse the contact lenses with disinfecting solution before you put them back in. Theoretically, it is possible for someone to get infected with HIV through mucous membranes—including their eye. Since the s, possible HIV transmissions through the ocular membrane have been suspected in several occupational exposures such as lab researchers and nurses. Strut provides free sexual health care for gay, bisexual and transgender men who have sex with men in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Keep an eye on it
Beyond being alarmed at the fact you have semen in your eye, you may be wondering about sexually transmitted infections STIs and other infectious conditions. You could spread the fluid to other areas of your body or further embed it in your eye. Follow these tips from the World Health Organization for getting bodily fluids out of your eye:. Your eye tissue is incredibly delicate, and semen has several components that act as irritants. This includes acids, enzymes, zinc, chlorine, and sugars.
A rope of hot white liquid zooms towards you in slow motion. Your first step should be to gently rinse out your eye, ideally with a saline solution or with some lukewarm tap water. If you are wearing contacts, keep them in while you do the initial rinsing, as they form a protective barrier over your eye. Avoid using soap or any disinfectant in your eye as this will irritate it further. If you continue to experience irritation over the next several days, seek medical advice. HIV transmission from semen in your eye is extremely unlikely. To date, there have only been a couple instances of HIV transmission through the eye.