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Anal fingering risk...Pls help, will donate...

Sir - I am in a very troubled condition can you please help. I will donate to your organization. I had exposure early last month when someone fingered my anus. After 6 weeks, my HIV antibody test came negative. But I have these symptoms:2 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Fingering is not considered an HIV-acquisition risk, assuming the skin on the fingering fingers was intact.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your particular symptoms are not suggestive of HIV... Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex is risky business, whether you're the top gun or bottom boy. It's concerning to see how many guys think that if they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See... Read more »

Anal fingering and the mouth.

Hi, I have recently been fingering my anus, I was just wondering if there is any HIV risk for this, even if the hands were clean? Plus is it safe to lick the fingers after doing so, would there be any serious repercussions? Thank you very much....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:You can not give yourself HIV. The virus must be transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person. Feces however can be home to a host of bacteria, that if ingested, can make you sick. Licking your fingers after fingering... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to his place and began to fool around. After mutual oral sex (without ejaculation), I placed my penis into his anus for about 6 seconds (both of which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,My most important comment would be that unprotected anal sex is risky business, even for a top who doesn't thrust! That your exposure was brief decreases your risk somewhat. HIV testing is definitely warranted. See below.Dr. BobRe: risk... Read more »
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Blood on Finger, after Anal fingering?

Posted by Dlp33, 1 Reply
Okay sorry to sound crazy, but after only pretty much oral sex and me inserting fingers into the persons anus, after it was over, I went to the bathroom and noticed a bit of blood around my inserted finger, I washed it off asap but the blood had... Read more »

Infected? Come on Finger?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey. Just wondering if i am at high risk for HIV infection. I was with a guy who is in the military and tested HIV neg 3 months ago (they test quarterly). After he came on my stomach he then inserted two fingers in my ass. He had been doing this... Read more »

Insertive Anal - Definite infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does being the insertive partner in unprotected anal sex with an HIV + partner DEFINITELY mean that you will be infected. I hear all sorts of stats about this practice that sometimes downplay it and others that exaggerate it as being as dangerous as... Read more »

Any known cases of infection from fingering ?

Posted by WorryHell, 2 Replies
Can anyone tell me if there is any cases of HIV infection from fingering with/without cut on the fingers ?
Yes. I have been stupid of doing so.
Yes. i am scared and worry about my risk and waiting to be tested next week. Appreciate a helpful advise... Read more »