Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill

Hiv Fingernails

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Nail scratching ((HIV infection)) (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2011)

Hi Dr. Robert,I had sex with a lady that I don't know. I used a cndom, but my concern that she was scratching me with her fingernail, the scratch was in my arm about 1 cm. I am worried that there was a fluid that include HIV under her nail.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Tom.Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). HIV is not transmitted via nail scratching. See link below.Dr. Bob<a... Read more »

please show me the way..........(HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob,I am very much fear of an incident happend to me on 3rd july 2011.in a party i got a... Read more »

Repeat Customer -- Repeat Donations - I only trust you, (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2009)

Dear Dr Frascino, I as at a Networking Function and a woman went to touch my face and I pulled back... Read more »
Articles
Housing Works

While You're Waiting: Could Marriage Equality Stop AIDS?

As LGBT tolerance goes up, new HIV infections go down. While you're biting your fingernails, waiting to find out if New York will legalize same-sex marriage, here's something to consider. Marriage equality could play a significant role in... Read more »
TheBody.com

Why Jake Discloses His HIV Status, Over and Over Again

Jake Ketchum got his HIV diagnosis in 1998 at a routine check-up right before the birth of his daughter -- and it was a big surprise. His then fiancĂ©e, Becky, was there to support him, and he claims to this day that his daughter saved his life... Read more »
TheBody.com

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Disproportionately Affected: The Impact of HIV in African-American Lives

In the past 10 years, the HIV/AIDS epidemic in this country has shifted. Today, the majority of people contracting HIV are people of color. The African-American community, in particular, is disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. While... Read more »
Connect With Others

Fingering?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I fingered a girl the other night in a car. I only fingered her clitoris. I had chewed my fingernails earlier and my fingers were sore from chewing on them. I don't think my fingers were bleeding though. It had been 8 hours before I even... Read more »

Fingering and Cuts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here is my story.

I found out that I fingered a girl that turned out to be HIV positive. I am bad on my cuticles and am always tearing/ripping at the skin around my fingernails as a bad habit. How fresh does a cut need to be for vaginal fluid to... Read more »

Am I at risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what a guys chances of getting HIV from "fisting" are? What if you chew your finger nails/fingers and don't have open cuts but do have raw fingers?

Any info would be very appreciated. Read more »

Blood on condom?

Posted by lpshrtr, 2 Replies
Okay so I had sex with a girl 7 weeks ago and I fingered her and cut her vag with my fingernail and then I put on a condom and rubbed my penid for a few minutes and the tip went in for half a second then I took my condom off and ejaculated myself on... Read more »