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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 »

Risk of getting HIV from Rapid finger prick Test. Worried!

Hello! I recently tested negative on a rapid HIV test. WAY LONG out of the window period! So Woo-... Read more »

Risk of getting fingered by a guy

A boyfriend of mine came over to my house and somehow managed to get a small cut on his finger from... Read more »
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Fingering - Pre-cum, heused same hand to finger me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently got fingered by a guy who was jackijng off a bit before with the same hand. I am trying to assess the risk of the situation. Isn't this the same as unprotected anal sex, in a way, because pre-cum that got on his finger easily could have... 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 »

hiv from fingering?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
a few weeks ago I met someone online. we gave eachother oral and fingered eachother. when I fingered him I got some of his feces on my fingers. a few days later i got a mild cold (so did a friend of mine, he drank after me before I got the cold).... Read more »

Fingering Gave Herpes - HIV as well

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I fingered a stripper and got herpes where I had a cut on my hand. I had an 11 week hiv test that came back negative. Is it still possible i got hiv as well as herpes from this episode? Read more »