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Penetrating her vagina with fingers - any risk of HIV?

Hello, is it possible to get HIV from a possibly HIV positive girl which I was fingering and penetrating her vagina continuously with my fingers for about 5 minutes? I don't remember I would have any bleeding hole in my fingers. Maybe some dry...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There are actually many many questions/answers here about fingering.The short answer is that there's no risk of HIV from that.Your fingers would have had to been VERY cut up and bloody.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

Risk from being fingered, testing need

A week ago, I received a sensual massage from a male. Right before he started, he informed me he... Read more »

risk finger in anus, oral sex and test

Hi! I have some questions about risk of transmission and i would appreciate that you answer me for... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Finger-Pointing as State Runs Out of AIDS Drugs

Basic stocks of an essential HIV/AIDS drug are running dangerously low at health care facilities in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, and North West, putting patients at risk for drug resistance, the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is warning. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Report Finds Alarming STD Rate in Finger Lakes Region

A new Excellus BlueCross BlueShield report shows the Finger Lakes region's chlamydia rate exceeds the state's average, as does the area's rate of gonorrhea among teens. The region -- composed of Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Yates, and Seneca... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Americans Should Take More Responsibility in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, National Conference Speakers Say

African Americans should stop "pointing fingers and assigning blame" and take more responsibility in the fight against HIV/AIDS, speakers at the 2005 National Conference on African Americans and AIDS in Philadelphia said on Tuesday, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Programs Fail to Reach High-Risk Groups: UN

Those most at risk of acquiring HIV worldwide -- high-risk drug users, homosexuals and sex workers -- are often the least likely to be targeted by national surveillance, prevention and treatment programs, the World Health Organization said today.... Read more »
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fingering-four day old cut on my finger

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was fingering a lady and had four day old cut on my finger. What was the risk for HIV?

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Fingering with cuts on fingers

Posted by Homer, 1 Reply
Hello,
Thanks for the time and effort you have been putting in to enlighten others.

I had a concern. I recently had an encounter with a HIV positive girl. As we did not have any condoms we decide to not to have penetrative sex. We did oral and I... Read more »

Fingering vs. Penis Shaft

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question that is perplexing me....

I have read that there is little to no risk of contracting HIV from fingering an infected female.

Let's say a male has intercourse with a female with a condom on...the condom does covers all but the last 1/2... 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 »