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Can You Get Hiv From Fingering If You Have A Very Small Scab

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Handjob with a 3 day old scab on your finger

Am I at risk? I gave a handjob to a hiv status unknown male and some of his semen came into contract with a 3 day old scab I had. Am I at risk? ...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello thereAn old scab would actually provide a great barrier to any HIV infected fluid entering your body. Thus there is no risk with the situation you describe above. Take careDR W... Read more »

When to call a scab a scab ???

I have been going through some of your answers on HIV transmission through cuts where you have said... 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 »
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Blemishes and scabs- HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a low risk exsposure. I have a bunch of little neeldepoint-sized scabs all over my legs and arms, and I have many small light brown blemishes. Are these HIV symptoms? 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 »

Fingering/Broken Skin (for Jackie & others)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have read in some previous posts that there has never been a documented case of HIV transmission via fingering. I'm wondering what is the source of that information.

I'm trying to stay calm...but I has an encounter at a gay bathhouse that... Read more »

Fingering and hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Went to club and ended -up fingering one of the ladies, noticed that i had two torn cuticles and small piece if skin peeled back but otherwise no bleeding. Also massaged her nipple with hands and then kissed her chest. May have got some of vaginal... Read more »