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. Learn more about Strut. Researchers have tried to estimate the risk of HIV transmission through the eye, and other mucocutaneous pathways e. A few studies have investigated this question by examining instances of documented occupational exposure to HIV in other words, cases when doctors, nurses, researchers and others have been exposed to HIV-infected fluids at work.
Have you ever gotten semen in your eye? If so, you likely know it hurts. Recently, I found myself in a temporary state of panic after accidentally shooting myself in the eye. It happened one random evening while pleasuring myself. For whatever reason, I ended up erupting like a geyser and getting a big glob of man-milk in my left eye. Several years ago, the guy I was dating prematurely released while we were messing around.
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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. You can also apply warm or cool compresses over your eyes to soothe irritation.
On two separate occasions in my life, I have accidentally gotten semen in my eye. In both cases, my partner was finishing himself off and I just happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, so BAM! I got it in the eye.