Risk Of HIV Transmission From Getting Fingered
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University of North CarolinaHi thereIn my opinion, rimming is not near the top of the list of actions that can transmit HIV. Saliva just does not transmit the virus and the mouth is not a hospitable place for HIV. Even a small amount of blood doesn't increase the risk... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Probably OCD Lady,First off, I'd drop the "probably." Your fears of contracting HIV from a rapid HIV test are irrational. A detailed explanation is not warranted. Suffice it to say that lancets and pricking devices used for... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramWorried & 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 »
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Posted by thedeceivingpig, 1 ReplyA kid had a thumbtack and he was giving people handshakes and poking them with it. Then he gave me a handshake and I saw that my right index finger was bleeding a little. I want to know if I'm a risk of getting HIV, please help I am very scared. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesdo you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »
Posted by anxious123, 1 ReplyThanks 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 »
Posted by chrisenquist, 3 RepliesHi,
1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose?
Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who works at a night club, but after... Read more »
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