Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Safe Sex and HIV PreventionSafe Sex and HIV Prevention
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Risk Assesment
Jan 3, 2013

Hi,

On new years eve I went out with a female colleague. As we were talking I had my hands inside the back of her pants (butt), running my fingers up and down her buttcrack and barely touching her butthole. I never fingered her butthole. Simply touched her lining and the hole. Nothing else happened and after about 25 mins, I got home and masturbated with the same hand, forgetting to wash my hands.

Is there a risk from the anal fluids coming into my penis via hand genital contact? I didn't see any blood/fluids on my fingers when going home (although I do have some hangnails and cut cuticles) Is fingering a risk as well?.

Again I never fully fingered her anus but simply touched the crack and the outside and later masturbated with the same hand. Please advise on my risk and the tests I should take. Thanks.

Response from Dr. Wohl

IF I had a nickel for every time we get this question...

The good news is that you have nothing to fear from this romantic interlude. HIV infection requires considerable contact with fluids that have sufficient amounts of virus to actually be infectious. I suspect this was not the case here.

DW



Previous
Tested with HIV
Next
cut from glass bottle

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement