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

I was recently involved in a situation where the female partnerI was with touched her vagina (with no actual penetration) and then shortly after that (under 1 minute) brushed her finger on my bottom lip. I was just wondering what was the risk in...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Worried & Anxious,Thank you for your question.Based on what you told me, your risk of infection would be very low. Inorder to become infected, her vaginal secretions would have to directly enteryour bloodstream (assuming she was infected in the... Read more »

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... Read more »

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Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... 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 »

2 questions

Posted by s83, 2 Replies
During sex(with a condom) the girl that I was with put her finger up her butt. After it was over, about a minute or two later, she stuck her finger in my mouth. I didn't know until after it was in that it was the same finger. Another time, during... Read more »

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 »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A couple of nights ago something woprrying happened to me. A guy was fingering me and, before I could react, he withdrew, fingered himself briefly, and then put his fingers back in. How concerned should I be? Read more »