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Fingering And AIDS

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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 »
Ask the Experts

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 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 »

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 Sex Worker and afterwords realized that I had fresh blood on the finger from a previous injury. After she left my room, I realized that the bleeding...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I like your idea of camping out on your doctor's desk until he figures out what's wrong! Your story points out a very important point. You continued to feel like crap despite multiple negative HIV tests, fearing that you might still be... Read more »

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 »
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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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