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Open Cut Finger And Hiv Risk

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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

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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 »

hiv risk after cut on finger

dear dr.Weidman,a few days ago i was at a party.After a few drinks i saw i had a small fresh cut on... Read more »

HIV transmission from open cut

I asked a person for a cigarette outside a pub. He took out one from his pack and gave to me. I lit... Read more »
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open cut on index finger on a drunk night

Posted by curiousmann, 2 Replies
Hi folks,
With my all respect I want to get your opinion on my story, I will try to keep it short promise. I had an open cut on my index finger when i woke up, so i will assume it was there at the beginning of story. I was drunk 20days ago, and... Read more »

Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... 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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Fingering with cuts on fingers

Posted by Homer, 1 Reply
Hello,
Thanks for the time and effort you have been putting in to enlighten others.

I had a concern. I recently had an encounter with a HIV positive girl. As we did not have any condoms we decide to not to have penetrative sex. We did oral and I... Read more »