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Is Anal Fingering Safe

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Anal fingering and the mouth.

Hi, I have recently been fingering my anus, I was just wondering if there is any HIV risk for this, even if the hands were clean? Plus is it safe to lick the fingers after doing so, would there be any serious repercussions? Thank you very much....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:You can not give yourself HIV. The virus must be transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person. Feces however can be home to a host of bacteria, that if ingested, can make you sick. Licking your fingers after fingering... Read more »

Receiver of Anal fingering

Dear Dr.,I appreciate the feedback that you have been offering. My question might be repetitive... Read more »

CDC was rude, anal fingering, can you answer please?

Thank You in advance for answering my question, and hopefully giving me peace of mind. Please... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Research Update: Are Lubes Safe for Anal Sex?

The results of two research studies were released in 2010 (at the International Microbicides Conference) which, some may think, call into question the safety of using lubricants for anal sex. But what do these results show? Is the evidence enough to... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Radiofrequency Ablation Is Safe and Tolerable in Treating Pre-Cancerous Anal Lesions Among HIV-Infected MSM, Study Finds

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) delivered in three pulses to 180 degrees of the anal mucosa is safe and tolerable when administered to HIV-infected patients with anal dysplasia, according to a poster presented at IDWeek 2012 . Twelve participants took... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gel Safe and Acceptable as Approach to Preventing HIV From Anal Sex

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers report that a reduced-glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel was safe and acceptable to HIV-negative women and men who used the anti-HIV gel rectally in a phase I clinical trial (MTN-007). NIH is... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Getting Real About Barebacking

For about three years now there's been a lot of shrill posturing and finger-wagging about barebacking, the trendy, '90s designation for unprotected anal intercourse between gay men. Glossy, superficial gay magazines, wretchedly produced TV news... Read more »
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ANAL FINGERING

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I HAVE WENT TO A PALOR AND GOT A HAND JOB WELL THIS WAS DONT THE LADY PUT HER FINGER IN MY BUT HOLE IF SHE HAD A CUT WHAT ARE MY RISK SOMEONE PLEASE HELP I AM VERY SCARED Read more »

rimming/fingering/anal bleeding!!!

Posted by davegraham1
I want to know the risks for certain sexual activities that were performed on me by a guy that is very sexualy active. I am aware this guy always performs safe sex but other ctivities are not protected.

He rimmied and fingered me for a fair bit of... Read more »

Blood on Finger, after Anal fingering?

Posted by Dlp33, 1 Reply
Okay sorry to sound crazy, but after only pretty much oral sex and me inserting fingers into the persons anus, after it was over, I went to the bathroom and noticed a bit of blood around my inserted finger, I washed it off asap but the blood had... Read more »

anal fingering

Posted by seagull, 1 Reply
10 weeks ago, during a mutual masturbation episode with a woman of uknown serostatus, she placed her finger in my rectum with lubricant several times. Later I wondered whether I was at risk. I can't remember any obvious blood on her fingers( but... Read more »