Immediate management of an individual with known or suspected exposure to HIV

  • Do not douche the vagina or rectum after sexual exposure.
  • After oral exposure, spit out blood/body fluids and rinse mouth with water.
  • Wash wounds and skin sites that have been in contact with blood or body fluids with
  • soap and water.
  • Irrigate mucous membranes and eyes (remove contact lenses) with water or saline.
  • Do not inject antiseptics or disinfectants into wounds.