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Open Cut Finger And Hiv Risk

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HIV risk of faecal matter in a finger abrasion

Sorry Doctor, I made a mistake when I sent this before, so resending. Sorry if this is gross but I have to ask your advice: I was at a gay sex club last night and I started briefly fingering a guy in chaps who may well have been HIV+. Although I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Poop that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. (See below.) By the way, if you "let your fingers do the walking" into someone's back door, did your really Read more »

contact in the office! - donation promised

hi - in your responce please tell me how i can donate to your organizationi was at work and someone... Read more »

Invisible cuts on fingers?

I was reading "Understanding and Preventing AIDS: A book for everyone" byChris Jennings (Available... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...helps condoms feel better.) Do not use oil-based lubes like Vaseline, Crisco, or baby oil with condoms because they increase the risk of the condom breaking. If you're not going to use condoms, try to reduce the friction by using a lot of lube... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...transmitted diseases . Lubricant Use of lubricants can make sexual penetration more comfortable and may also help reduce the risk of condom breakage during sex. With latex condoms, however, be sure to use a water-based lubricant. Do not use... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions (I)

...concentrations that nobody has ever been infected through them. However, if any body fluid is visibly contaminated with blood, the risk of transmission exists. How is HIV transmitted? HIV must get into your bloodstream in order to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...having sex) Not sharing needles Masturbation Abstention from sex Please see the sections on Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV from Sexual Activities and from Injection Drug Use for additional information. Ways in Which... Read more »
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Fingering question

Posted by mechfab, 4 Replies
...Hello, Well here is my story. I am a married man that met a woman friend and inserted my fingers inside her vagina for a bout 10 mins., Now I checked my hand and there was no sores or cuts, scabs. This Happened May 5th. She Read more »

hickie and cuts?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...semen, then he touched my genitals a few seconds later. I didn't see ANY visible fluid on his finger, but I'm concerned. Am I at risk for HIV? I had this happen. Read more »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...while i was fingering her would it be possible for hiv to enter through the scratch? or is it only possible for deep wounds on fingers? Read more »

ANAL FINGERING

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 »