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Fingering And HIV Transmission Risk

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission Basic Questions and Answers

Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does HIV Survive Outside the Body? Can I Get HIV From Anal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Vaginal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Oral Sex? Is There a Connection Between HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted...
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fingering and hiv transmission

hello!while i would define myself as a lesbian, about a year ago, I had an exchange with a man in instanbul, turkey. i was on my period at the time (with a tampon inserted) and he gave me a massage and rubbed my clit to orgasm. I touched his penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your negative HIV test at the three-month mark following your "one night man" manhandling episode is definitive and conclusive. No additional HIV testing is warranted.Be well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Fingering and HIV Transmission??????

I fingered a girl who I later found out had a cheating boyfriend in her past...Now I am worried I may have gotten HIV if she has it...I often bite my nails and sometimes the nail will rip some skin and cause a sore...That is why I am worried...Is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through fingering. While you want to avoid having any fresh, open wounds coming into contact with fluids that are potentially carrying HIV, it is important to remember that sexual transmission of HIV is... Read more »

Fingering and washing penis...HIV transmission

Dear Dr. Bob,I am amazed at the care you provide in answering questions even to hiv positive people...in my country it is not so...and i am so shy of asking anyone about this...I searched the archives and found some similar scenarios, but still felt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You haven't slept for five weeks? Hmm . . . impressive! Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk:1.If the "intercourse" was protected by properly using a latex condom and the condom did not break, your HIV risk would be essentially... Read more »

cdc not helpful. finger to mouth transmission

Called the CDC and they were more frightening then helpful. If I was to rub a g-string clad strippers legs near her vagina (and therefore potentially get vaginal secretions on my fingers). and then put my finger in my mouth would that be risky for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
What did the CDC say that would have possibly frightened you? Perhaps that "W" might remain in office for four more years?I can't imagine they were equivocating on such a straight forward question. The answer is a resounding... Read more »
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Female Fingered with Semen: What's My Risk?

Posted by anxious123, 1 Reply
Thanks so much for providing this forum.

I'm worried about an encounter I had 17 days ago with a male of unknown HIV status. I gave him an unprotected blowjob with ejaculation, which I know is an activity that carries some, albeit low, risk.

However... 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 »

HIV PRE CUM BEEN FINGERED??please read and respond

Posted by lindar, 1 Reply
HI

i just need to know is there a risk been fingered by a guy, i think he had a little bit of precum on his fingers and he fingered my butt, am i been paranoid is there a risk of transmission?? (also has there been any reported or documented cases... Read more »

Finger Sucking--HIV Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please help me. I am a married male and recently visited with a woman in a hotel bar. I later discovered that she was a hooker looking for work. During our conversation she took my finger and placed it in her mouth.. sucking on it for about 5-10... Read more »