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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 »

FINGER PRICK TEST

Hi,I had an HIV finger prick test done yesterday. It was done 12 weeks post-exposure and came out negative. The finger prick was done on a finger that had a small white/yellow bump on it (possibly from an infection of a cut/sore/blister) the nurse...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No issue here. The test result is valid.DW... 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 was HIV +, and had been for about twenty years, but that his viral load (blood?) was undectable. All contact was "safe sex" (he gave oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Before the massage you "smeared vaseline into (your) ass and around the opening"???? Hmm . . . you do realize that massages are generally conducted on the outside of body cavities, right?The HIV risk from your "massage with... Read more »

finger prick test

Hello i took a finger prick hiv test because i was worried i might have it, it came back negative but if the nurse reused the needle on me that was used before what are my chances of getting it? Iv had bad persistent head aches and canker sores can...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Nurses do not reuse needles to test people for HIV. Each needle is sterilized and individually packaged. At the risk of sounding too bold, any worry that you have about that is completely irrational.Btw, persistent headaches and canker sores are... Read more »
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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 »

Rapid Test Accuracy Question. Finger Prick Method.

Posted by xrayvison, 1 Reply
I am curious and do have a question about Hiv Rapid Testing accuracy. I always test about every 3 to 6 months as I compete in combat sports and it is mandatory, and I go to planned parenthood usually and they use a rapid test and prick my finger.... 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 »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »