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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Getting Fingered

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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 »

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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 »

blood on fingers?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Almost six weeks ago I had a sexual encounter with someone I have known awhile, and afterwards found out that they sleep around- alot. We didn't have sex- he only put his fingers insdie of me. Earlier in the night he was wrestling (oh the great... Read more »

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 »


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 »