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Getting Fingered Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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cut finger - need 2 know chances of getting hiv

I had little cut on finger which was not bleeding but i could see it was wet from white blood or something else may be blood platelets (but not bleeding) these were shining there, means it was not totally healed as i pressed, it bleed as well. That...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

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Hi 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 »

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 »

HIV risk from fingering and penis pushed up against anus "Fingering and such"

Hi Dr. Glenn I've just done something that I feel almost sick about. I met a guy online and... Read more »
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Getting tested tomorrow but I need an opinion and thoughts for some peace of mind. Please comment.

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
My concern may just be fear and anxiety but here is my concern. I am a 22 year old male and In the past I have slept around some but I usually always have used protection with random hookups or flings. But there are a few times I haven't, or when I... Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

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

Getting tested tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone.. I am so scared I could throw up, I know I have been almost convincing myself I am positive that I already feel bad, and this has been going on for a couple days, I mean, this bad, Before it used to be just something small that... Read more »