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Fingering and HIV Transmission??????

I fingered a girl who I later found out had a cheating boyfriend in her past...Now I am worried I may have gotten HIV if she has it...I often bite my nails and sometimes the nail will rip some skin and cause a sore...That is why I am worried...Is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through fingering. While you want to avoid having any fresh, open wounds coming into contact with fluids that are potentially carrying HIV, it is important to remember that sexual transmission of HIV is... Read more »

fingering and hiv transmission

hello!while i would define myself as a lesbian, about a year ago, I had an exchange with a man in... Read more »

Fingering and washing penis...HIV transmission

Dear Dr. Bob,I am amazed at the care you provide in answering questions even to hiv positive... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Entering Labor Should Be Given Rapid HIV Test to Determine Treatment to Prevent Vertical HIV Transmission, Study Says

Women entering labor whose HIV status is unknown should be given a rapid HIV test to determine whether treatment is necessary to reduce the likelihood of mother-to-child transmission, according to a study to be published in the July 14 issue of the ... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Eight Strategies to Trim Transmission Risk in People With HIV

Table of Contents First Step in Positive Prevention: Telling Partners Second Step to Positive Prevention: Undetectable Viral Load "Drinking the Kool-Aid" on Treatment as Prevention Risk Screening and STI Testing for Positive Prevention ... 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 »
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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 »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
earlier before i fingered a woman (around 8hrs earlier i would say) i had scratch (that was bleeding)above my knuckle. it was not bleeding nor did it look like it was bleeding at the time when i was fingering the women. the next day the "scratch" is... Read more »

HIV Transmission from a Thumbtack

Posted by thedeceivingpig, 1 Reply
A kid had a thumbtack and he was giving people handshakes and poking them with it. Then he gave me a handshake and I saw that my right index finger was bleeding a little. I want to know if I'm a risk of getting HIV, please help I am very scared. Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »