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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Fingering

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can AIDS be transmitted entering fingers of the hand to vagina

dear dr During playing with infected female (AIDS) I entered my fingers to her vagina frequently , is there a risk of transmission of the disease to me by this method thank you very much...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereNo, you can not get HIV from fingering someone (unless there are very excessive open wounds on your fingers (a bit of dry or cracked skin would not count).Take care,LHW... Read more »

does fingering transmits hiv

i just want to know that,fingering with dried semen on finger transmits hiv?... Read more »

fingering and transmitting hiv The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Mr. Sowadsky, I am the type of person who tends to worry about any sort of intimacy because of the... Read more »
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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 »
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Although sex in prison is forbidden, the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, is prevalent. However, a recent report from the US Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) states that the number of... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through nose-mucousmembrane

Posted by madeinkorea, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »

TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »

Fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there. Im new to the forum and waiting on an answer in the other board from Doctor Bob or Calvin. I have been tested for HIV 3 times the past two years. My most recent negative was december. Since then, i have fingered 3 girls and am wondering if... Read more »