May 10, 2002
I recently was with a person who spit saliva on their fingers and placed the tip of a finger up my rectum. I was concerned. No other contact occurred. Should I consider this a very low risk activity?
| Response from Mr. Kull
HIV is not known to be transmitted through contact with saliva, regardless of the location where the saliva came into contact. This is an extremely low-risk activity.
See Saliva as a Barrier for more info.
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