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Risk Of Fingering A Girl With Hiv With A Scratch On Finger

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fingered a girl and had a dried cut on finger

I recently met a girl at a college party later on in the night I ended up fingering her after the encounter I realized I had a cut near my knuckle that was dried up and anywhere from 50-75 percent healed could I have possibly contracted hiv from...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Any time you have sexual contact with an infected person, transmission of HIV is possible. Please understand that "possible" does not translate into "likely". Sexual transmission of HIV is known to be spread through the following... Read more »

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nail scratched (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2009)

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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 »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
earlier before i fingered a woman (around 8hrs earlier i would say) i had scratch (that was bleeding)above my knuckle. it was not bleeding nor did it look like it was bleeding at the time when i was fingering the women. the next day the "scratch" is... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO PEOPLE,

I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact).

I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... 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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