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Hiv Through Nail Cut Fingering

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30min open but non bleeding cut in close to finger nail..

Hello Doctor,I have a question and would really appreciate it if you can answer it...knowing that your quite busy answering many other important questions.I had an open but NON bleeding finger nail cut 30-60 min before i was fingering a girl. which...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:There is no evidence to support transmission of HIV through finger contact with genitals. It is possible that other sexually transmitted infections could be transmitted through finger contact, but it is unlikely. As for Hepatitis, I would... Read more »

PEP after fingering with fresh and overcut nails

Dear Dr. Bob,It all began yesterday when I cut the nails of my fingers. I cut some of them really... Read more »

under finger nail

Recently I went to a HIV testing site and on my way out I jammed my finger on the door handle. A... Read more »
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Mark S. King

Downtown

She is brushing a crimson polish onto her nails with breathtaking speed, all the while trying on pairs of high heels, looking for a match to her fingers, the color of blood, and yet she still has the presence of mind to patiently answer my... Read more »
TheBody.com

Money: The Biggest Challenge to Sticking With Meds

Brooke Davidoff I cut my finger on a can and freaked out. I would not touch my son. We were home alone in the kitchen making lunch; he was crying and I was bleeding. Staring at my finger, as the blood slowly trickled down, it felt so weird to... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Second Shoe

Does Paraguay Dare? Talk about your nail biter. After token concessions to agricultural subsidies and quotas, trade ministers from around the world spent the six days leading up to Labor Day weekend at the Geneva HQ of the World Trade Organization... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Record 34 Million Living With HIV as Treatment Cuts Deaths: UN

About half of those eligible for HIV treatment are now receiving it, UNAIDS reported Monday. In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of people in treatment jumped 20 percent between 2009 and 2010 -- the world's most dramatic increase in access. Treatment... Read more »
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Fingered my ex, used to be a nail biter

Posted by kryce, 1 Reply
So...I'm not sure whether or not my ex was hiv positive i'm hoping she wasn't she only had one partner before me...two if you count the guy who date raped her when she was in grade nine (this is the only reason why i'm worried) so I used to bite my... 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 »

What do I do now? (Cut while fingering a csw).

Posted by JT84, 1 Reply
Tue 9/16. Had sex with a girl (African American), I just met fact to face after 2 week talks on internet. She wanted to go to a hotel because her kids were at home.

Afterwards she asked for money. "First time is free, but I have bills to pay"

I... Read more »

fingering-four day old cut on my finger

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was fingering a lady and had four day old cut on my finger. What was the risk for HIV?

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