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Fingering And Risk Of Hiv Infection

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Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can purchase them without a prescription in some pharmacies in some states such as California. Needle exchanges and other harm reduction programs can sometimes also provide you with cotton, alcohol swabs, sterile...
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HIV risk from fingering and penis pushed up against anus "Fingering and such"

Hi Dr. Glenn I've just done something that I feel almost sick about. I met a guy online and after talking for awhile he came over my house and aside from making out we also had oral sex and he fingered me. He also put the tip of his penis...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,No need to feel sick or worried. <b>It doesn't sound like you were at risk for HIV</b>. Fingering poses no risk whatsoever. Likewise, his penis never went inside you. Because he didn't go inside you... Read more »

Whats the risk of getting HIV from being fingered and rimmed

Im sorry for asking this question whick im sure you have answered.Im a gay male and I was rimmed and fingered by a guy. He was naked and played with himself off and on.Im not sure if he got spem on the finger that he used.But if he did can you tell...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hi thereIn my opinion, rimming is not near the top of the list of actions that can transmit HIV. Saliva just does not transmit the virus and the mouth is not a hospitable place for HIV. Even a small amount of blood doesn't increase the risk... Read more »

Fingering - Forgot towash hands - HIV Risk

Dear Doc,I visited a female sex worker. I tiuched her vagina fo few moments with my fingers (usually do no have any cuts). I forgot to wash my ands and ate some food with them after 1/2 hour or so. After 3-4 weeks of this, i am having heavy head...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there: This situtation does not present a risk for HIV infection. The virus does not live well outside the body and would not surive on your hand for any significant length of time. You do not need to test for this incident in particular.... Read more »

Finger from vagina to ass HIV risk

Hello and thanks for the great work you do. I am very worried about an encounter I had with a sex worker. She applied lubricant to her vagina and then a few minutes later put presumably the same finger in my ass and rubbed it vigorously. She did not...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNot knowing for sure her status and for sure which one of her fingers entered you and with your history of hemorrhoids and current bleeding, the likelihood of transmission is small, but I would encourage you to get tested to be sure.The guidelines... Read more »
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Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chrisenquist, 3 Replies
Hi,
1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose?

Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who works at a night club, but after... Read more »

Infected? Come on Finger?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey. Just wondering if i am at high risk for HIV infection. I was with a guy who is in the military and tested HIV neg 3 months ago (they test quarterly). After he came on my stomach he then inserted two fingers in my ass. He had been doing this... Read more »

Any known cases of infection from fingering ?

Posted by WorryHell, 2 Replies
Can anyone tell me if there is any cases of HIV infection from fingering with/without cut on the fingers ?
Yes. I have been stupid of doing so.
Yes. i am scared and worry about my risk and waiting to be tested next week. Appreciate a helpful advise... Read more »

Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
Few days ago, I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection
1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl
2nd: I still... Read more »