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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Getting Fingered

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HIV risk from fingering and oral sex (possibility of false negative?)

Hi, I'm a 21 year old heterosexual male, I had an experience in a strip club about two years ago, when I fingered one of the ladies. I have no idea of her HIV status, but I notice that I didn't have any cuts in my fingers. 40 minutes later...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,It sounds like you already have a good intuition on what your risk is. You can not get HIV from fingering someone (unless there are very excessive open wounds on your fingers, which you clearly state that there... Read more »

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Fingering Gave Herpes - HIV as well

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I fingered a stripper and got herpes where I had a cut on my hand. I had an 11 week hiv test that came back negative. Is it still possible i got hiv as well as herpes from this episode? Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »

Fingering - Pre-cum, heused same hand to finger me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently got fingered by a guy who was jackijng off a bit before with the same hand. I am trying to assess the risk of the situation. Isn't this the same as unprotected anal sex, in a way, because pre-cum that got on his finger easily could have... Read more »

Once again, the fingering culprit

Posted by imanrd3, 1 Reply
I feel stupid writing this, but I just wanted to get some opinions.
Four years ago, my boyfriend at the time inserted one finger into my vagina and then took it out. He did not really "finger me". I'm concerned because right before he did that,... Read more »