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Foreplay And HIV Transmission Risk

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HIV by foreplay?

if a man uses his fingers on a woman/man can HIV/STD be transmitted that way. I am more interested in the person who will be recieving the finger! According to some posts here open cuts represent a problem so if the man has cuts and he is hiv+ is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The risk of HIV transmission through fingering is negligible for either the insertive or receptive partner. There is no evidence of HIV Read more »

Risk of Poz Pre-cume

Good morning Dr. Bob! Having been a supporter of your site for a while now, I just wanted to thank... Read more »

Help Please-Foreplay Concern

Hi Dr. Bob:Let me thank you for all the help you provide through this forum. Gob Bless you and... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...I was having some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming Read more »

Suicidal

Posted by Jesse, 2 Replies
...life where I dont know which way to turn or who to get the right advise from. My story: A month ago I engaged in rather heavy foreplay with a man whose status I am unsure of. This never lead to sex but rather intense french kissing and fingering... Read more »

Foreplay with HIV person

Posted by travis, 2 Replies
...Hi. What's the risks of havinf a foreplay with a HIV positive person? By foreplay, I mean no sex, blowjob or cunnilingus. Just mutual masturbation and little kissing. Read more »

Scared

Posted by blue82589, 1 Reply
...I recently had sex with a man that I didn't know his status. I used a condom when I had anal sex with him, but during foreplay I was rubbing my penis against his ass crack. There was no penetration at that time but I am scared that some of his... Read more »