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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 »

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 »

cut my finger in veding machine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have a question regarding transmission. I am pretty sure that this would be low risk but it has been bothering me. Yesterday I stuck my hand in a vending machine to retreive the soda I purchased, while grabbing the soda, I scratched my finger... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO PEOPLE,

I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact).

I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... Read more »
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Fingering 1 hour after cutting finger, terrified!!! please Dr Bob heeelp

Dear Dr. Bob, I am a big fan of your work, I think you bring hope and peace of mind to people all around the world and will certainly make a donation wheter or not I get a response, I have been a silent reader of the forum for a while now.Anyway, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk remains quite low. Protected sex (any orifice) is indeed protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very slight HIV risk. Your... Read more »

fingered a girl and had a dried cut on finger

I recently met a girl at a college party later on in the night I ended up fingering her after the encounter I realized I had a cut near my knuckle that was dried up and anywhere from 50-75 percent healed could I have possibly contracted hiv from...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Any time you have sexual contact with an infected person, transmission of HIV is possible. Please understand that "possible" does not translate into "likely". Sexual transmission of HIV is known to be spread through the following... 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 with a small cut that was about a day old on my finger. i have been informed that my chances are low is this correct. the other problem is i naturally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Have you overreacted? Most likely yes. I'm also concerned that physicians are prescribing PEP simply because someone "thinks the worst," rather than actually evaluating true risk and weighing the risk-benefit ratio of taking a... Read more »

hiv risk after cut on finger

dear dr.Weidman,a few days ago i was at a party.After a few drinks i saw i had a small fresh cut on my finger with small amount of blood on it.Since on that party some of the people seemed to use drugs,is it a high risk if someone scratched me with...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hi thereFirst, I think it is great you are already talking with someone about these anxieties. I think that they are just that and I don't think it is likely at all that anyone poked you with a needle or any other sharp object at the party. It... Read more »
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