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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 was HIV +, and had been for about twenty years, but that his viral load (blood?) was undectable. All contact was "safe sex" (he gave oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Before the massage you "smeared vaseline into (your) ass and around the opening"???? Hmm . . . you do realize that massages are generally conducted on the outside of body cavities, right?The HIV risk from your "massage with... 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 HIV and hepatitis b in each one, if possible: 1- How possible is the transmission for a receptor if someone inserts a finger in his/her anus...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your questions,Here we go:1) The case is the same for HIV and Hepatitis B. There would have to be an <i>extreme</i> wound on the finger AND some sort of trauma to the anus that would cause it to bleed. Anal sex is one example... Read more »

Risk of getting HIV from Rapid finger prick Test. Worried!

Hello! I recently tested negative on a rapid HIV test. WAY LONG out of the window period! So Woo- Hoo! Silly me has gotten the funny idea in my head that I could possibly contract HIV from the rapid finger prick test that was given to me.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Probably OCD Lady,First off, I'd drop the "probably." Your fears of contracting HIV from a rapid HIV test are irrational. A detailed explanation is not warranted. Suffice it to say that lancets and pricking devices used for... 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 »