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Do I Need To Get Tested After Fingering A Girl

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Can I get infected by fingering a girl?? HELP!!

I put my finger inside a girls vagina for only a few seconds, but now I'm afraid I might have a disease, even though she's assured me she's clean. How long do I have to wait before I can be tested and know for sure? Please, answer...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Questions about fingering have been answered many times in this forum. Please see the response to "What are the risks of fingering someone?" (http://www.thebody.com/sowadsky/faqs/faq1.html#fingering).RMK... Read more »

Magnetic girl / girl couple

Hello DR Frascino,Thank you for all the time you put into this website. I am a lesbian who... Read more »

Risk from being fingered, testing need

A week ago, I received a sensual massage from a male. Right before he started, he informed me he... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education Efforts Needed to Reach Black, Hispanic Girls, Women, Letter Says

An "otherwise excellent" editorial recently published by the New York Times did not "mention the rapid spread of HIV among women and girls of color," Tracie Gardner, director of New York state policy and coordinator of the Women's Initiative To... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Report Finds Adolescent Girls Continue to Bear a Major Burden of Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Adolescent girls ages 15-19 years had the largest reported number of chlamydia and gonorrhea cases (409,531) when compared to any other age group, followed closely by women ages 20-24, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Pamela Anderson: The Newest Hepatitis C Poster Girl

Apparently, Pamela Anderson has one of the world's most recognizable faces and bodies. With roles in the wildly popular syndicated television series "Baywatch" and ABC's "Home Improvement," not to mention nude appearances in Playboy (the most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cervical Cancer Vaccination Rate at 25 Percent, U.S. Says

Data released Thursday show about a quarter of US adolescent females received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil last year. "For a new vaccine, 25 percent is really very good," said Lance Rodewald, director of CDC's division of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Girl alone needs help

Posted by kalia, 1 Reply
I got oral sex from a friend (guy) like two months ago. Nothing else. I know it's low risk, but I got sick 7 days later had a fever for 4 days. Did not cross my mind till a few days ago it could be serious. My hair fell out in bunches two weeks ago,... Read more »

16 year old girl needs help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
16 year old girl needs your help!!!

Please help answer some questions that have been on my mind for a
while now. I am a 16 year old girl who has never had sex but has
engaged in oral sex (to a male) twice. I know the risk is slim
but now I'm scared... Read more »

Fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there. Im new to the forum and waiting on an answer in the other board from Doctor Bob or Calvin. I have been tested for HIV 3 times the past two years. My most recent negative was december. Since then, i have fingered 3 girls and am wondering if... 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 »