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Can Someone Get Std If They Get Fingered?

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Van to Provide Mobile HIV, STD Testing in North Country

Thanks to a new van, AIDS Community Resources is expanding the reach of its mobile HIV testing program to Jefferson County. ACR already has mobile units in Utica and Syracuse; Jefferson is reportedly seeing a growth in methamphetamine production,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
Ask the Experts

CAN I GIVE MYSELF AN STD (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone. Could I have contracted HIV? Is is possible to get HIV through masturbating when i have small cut or wound on my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,And yet another QTND (question that never dies) arises tonight! Hmm . . . must be a full moon out there or something.See below Mr. Sticky Fingers.Dr. Bobunwashed clothes (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION)Apr 20, 2008 what will... Read more »

What about STD's? (MUTUAL MASTURBATION, STD RISK)

Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your sense of humor is truly wonderful. You should become a regular on Comedy at the Improv ... Anyway, onto my question. I read an article posted here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Question Mark,"The answer depends on how you define mutual masturbation. If you are just burping your own nephew (so to speak) without giving your buddy a "helping hand," then your risk of all STDs is nonexistent. You... Read more »

Does handlotion kill HIV/STD's

During the course of a massage, the masseuse briefly inserted her fingers into her vagina. She then began massaging my legs using handlotion (applied to her hands) which progressed to her rubbing my penis. My question is, how much vagina fluid is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I'm not sure if hand lotion will inactivate HIV or other STDs. That's not really important in your case. You're risk is negligible because HIV is not known to transmitted during mutual masturbation. It is also unlikely that you would... Read more »

chances of getting hiv or any std??

I inserted finger in vagaina nd it was wet but she had no orgasms after 5 minutes i had washed my penis nd rubbed the head of my penis.. I didnt have any cuts nd wounds on my,, fingers nd not even on my penis.. There is no sex inbolved,, ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It doesn't sound like there was any risk from the situation. There wasn't a sufficient way for HIV to get inside of your body since there weren't any openings on your finger.Hope this helps!Erik... Read more »
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massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
sorry if it is stupid question. i had massage a few days ago. i fingered her and got some amount of fluid though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »

STD or HIV?

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Guys,

Symptoms:

night sweats, non-tender swelling under armpits (both) and at the back of neck. palm always feel like numb and feel that my palm ligaments are hardening. my biceps are aching. I notice that when i am in a cold area/room, my palms start... Read more »

STD & HIV?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Hello,

It has been sometime i've made a posting. Just wanna update my condition. I still have night sweats,i have swelling under my armpits, i have a slight swelling on the joint between my leg and torso. I do have scallop toungue. I have been... 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 »