Getting AIDS From Getting Fingered
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Probably OCD Lady,First off, I'd drop the "probably." Your fears of contracting HIV from a rapid HIV test are irrational. A detailed explanation is not warranted. Suffice it to say that lancets and pricking devices used for... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. As long as the guy did not have any noticeable semen or blood on his hands, realistically speaking, you were at low risk of infection for HIV. It is extremely important that you do not convince yourself that you have... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:12 weeks is long enough to get a conclusive test result for HIV, no matter how low or high the risk. I would not be too concerned. It sounds like the cut was in the process of healing which means that even though the cut was still visible,... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesWhile it is possible that HIV can be transmitted when infected bodily fluids, like semen, come into contact with the mucous membranes in your anus/rectum, there is no evidence that HIV has been transmitted through fingering (either receiving or... Read more »
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Posted by donBoth you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.
You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
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Posted by AnonymousAnyone who thinks they may be HIV positive should get tested.
In 1988, when the virus was killing many, I developed a condition entitled "AIDS ANXIETY".
This condition can literally drive you nuts! Checking yourself constantly for symptoms, Going... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAbout 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?
This is the most... Read more »
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