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Can You Get AIDS From 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 »

fingering a woman with a small cut on finger

i am a little concerned with the chance of getting hiv from fingering a woman of unknown status... Read more »

Fingering w/ blood on finger GO OBAMA!!

Hi Doc Gorgeous Bob:I had written to you a few years ago about my possible exposure. I fingered a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Finger-Pointing as State Runs Out of AIDS Drugs

Basic stocks of an essential HIV/AIDS drug are running dangerously low at health care facilities in Gauteng, Mpumalanga, and North West, putting patients at risk for drug resistance, the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is warning. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Americans Should Take More Responsibility in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, National Conference Speakers Say

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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zinc Finger Gene Therapy Continues to Show Promise

For HIV-positive individuals on HAART with low CD4 T-cell counts (immune nonresponders), there are limited therapeutic options. CCR5 is one of the major co-receptors on CD4 cells which HIV uses to enter. Zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) technology... 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-four day old cut on my finger

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was fingering a lady and had four day old cut on my finger. What was the risk for HIV?

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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 »

can you get HIV from fingering

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

using finger

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
if I use my finger to touch the girl's private area and
masturbate for her, will I get any sexual diseases,
especially aids.

Also, if the girl uses her hand to touch my penis and masturbate for me, will I catch sexual diseases.

Please help!

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