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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Fingering

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HIV Transmission Basic Questions and Answers

Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does HIV Survive Outside the Body? Can I Get HIV From Anal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Vaginal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Oral Sex? Is There a Connection Between HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted...
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Fingering and washing penis...HIV transmission

Dear Dr. Bob,I am amazed at the care you provide in answering questions even to hiv positive people...in my country it is not so...and i am so shy of asking anyone about this...I searched the archives and found some similar scenarios, but still felt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You haven't slept for five weeks? Hmm . . . impressive! Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk:1.If the "intercourse" was protected by properly using a latex condom and the condom did not break, your HIV risk would be essentially... Read more »

Fingering and HIV Transmission??????

I fingered a girl who I later found out had a cheating boyfriend in her past...Now I am worried I may have gotten HIV if she has it...I often bite my nails and sometimes the nail will rip some skin and cause a sore...That is why I am worried...Is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through fingering. While you want to avoid having any fresh, open wounds coming into contact with fluids that are potentially carrying HIV, it is important to remember that sexual transmission of HIV is... Read more »

Oral Sex Risk (MAGNETIC COUPLE ORAL SEX TRANSMISSION RISK, 2011)

Hi Dr. Bob,So I've been seeing this guy for a little while now. He's great and I couldn't be happier. He's HIV positive and I'm HIV negative. I've been reading the archives about magnetic couples and it's helped a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Brian,I agree oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition, particularly if the positively charged component of the magnetic couple is on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives the viral load to... Read more »

risk finger in anus, oral sex and test

Hi! I have some questions about risk of transmission and i would appreciate that you answer me for HIV and hepatitis b in each one, if possible: 1- How possible is the transmission for a receptor if someone inserts a finger in his/her anus...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your questions,Here we go:1) The case is the same for HIV and Hepatitis B. There would have to be an <i>extreme</i> wound on the finger AND some sort of trauma to the anus that would cause it to bleed. Anal sex is one example... Read more »
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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 »

Female Fingered with Semen: What's My Risk?

Posted by anxious123, 1 Reply
Thanks so much for providing this forum.

I'm worried about an encounter I had 17 days ago with a male of unknown HIV status. I gave him an unprotected blowjob with ejaculation, which I know is an activity that carries some, albeit low, risk.

However... 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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can you get HIV from fingering

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