Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Can You Contract AIDS From Getting Fingered

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 »

Whats the risk of getting HIV from being fingered and rimmed

Im sorry for asking this question whick im sure you have answered.Im a gay male and I was rimmed... Read more »

Chances of getting genital herpes from cunningiligus, analingus and fingering

Hello Doctor Frascino, I would first like to truly applaud you for everything you have done for so... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Malaysia, More Students Getting HIV, Many Through Sex

The number of Malaysian students who contracted HIV in 2012 more than doubled from 69 in 2011 to 170, while overall HIV rates remained stable, according to health officials. Malaysia AIDS Council Executive Director Roswati Ghani said the council was... Read more »
TheBody.com

Sharon on Getting Sober and Getting Custody After an HIV Diagnosis

Welcome to This Positive Life ! We have with us Sharon Gambles. When Sharon was diagnosed with HIV in 1989, like many other people, she thought HIV was a gay white man's disease, thus she knew nothing about the disease. To make matters, during this... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. Times Profiles Several Rwandan Women Who Contracted HIV Through Rape, Not Receiving AIDS Drugs

The Los Angeles Times on Sunday profiled several of the "thousands" of Rwandan women who were raped during the country's 1994 massacres and subsequently have tested HIV-positive in "a kind of echo of the genocide." According to Rwandan women's... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Rumor Control: Can I Contract HIV From an Experimental AIDS Vaccine?

Absolutely not. Here's how vaccines work: They help train our bodies to ward off diseases. They trick the body into thinking it already has an illness. This triggers the immune system to build an army of defenders, called antibodies, to attack the... Read more »
Connect With Others

can you get HIV from fingering

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

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 »

Did I contract HIV....Really Worried

Posted by Jase
Hello everyone, I have an Hiv positive family member of which she is positive and I came across a situation whereby I had to bath her coz she cannot do it because they operated her hands so they still healing, so I washed her face and half body with... Read more »