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Fingering a female of HIV+ with small wound on hand

3 weeks ago I went for a massage and got a handjob from a lady there with a happen ending. at the same time I penestrated her vagina with my fingers(Index and middle) for 10 mins (not remember exactly). I have been surfing this forum concerning...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max. I can't evaluate your rub-and-tug gal, as there is no way to confirm her story or test results. If indeed she is telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, I would advise her to be retested because her... Read more »

Fingering The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Are you aware of any case of infection with HIV due to vaginal fingering? What about if a person... Read more »

Getting HIV from someone's fingers?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

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fingering

Posted by 123scared, 2 Replies
4 weeks ago i had a fingering (vaginal) experience and in the last 10 days i have experienced a severe case of dry mouth that is worsening. No other symptoms to speak of but my girlfriend has also now developed headache and flu symptoms. I had... Read more »

cigarette burn

Posted by Anonymous
I have searched everywhere for a similar case and have found nothing. I burned my finger pretty bad with a cigarette while drunk (very, very smart). Later in the day, I had got into a deep kissing session and fingering for a few minutes with that... 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 »

Opinions Please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have posted several times and need some advice. I tested negative after about a month using home access, after being fingered by another man. My concern was that he had precum on his fingers (he never ejaculated), and I was bleeding slightly... Read more »