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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... 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... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Remains Important Amid Push for Expanded Treatment in Africa

"With a needle puncture on your finger and a drop of blood, the magic of modern science can give you a rapid HIV test in seconds, and so, knowing your status, you are better able to negotiate the rocky road of surviving HIV where timely detection is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Test to Detect HIV in 20 Minutes Nears Approval

Federal regulators are expected to give approval soon to an easy-to-use finger-prick blood test that can diagnose HIV infection in 20 minutes. The action will come more than four years after public health officials declared the urgent need for such... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Report Finds Alarming STD Rate in Finger Lakes Region

A new Excellus BlueCross BlueShield report shows the Finger Lakes region's chlamydia rate exceeds the state's average, as does the area's rate of gonorrhea among teens. The region -- composed of Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Yates, and Seneca... Read more »
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Fingering and hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Went to club and ended -up fingering one of the ladies, noticed that i had two torn cuticles and small piece if skin peeled back but otherwise no bleeding. Also massaged her nipple with hands and then kissed her chest. May have got some of vaginal... 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 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 »

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 »