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Seroconverting After Anal Fingering

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One exposure = seroconvertion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everybody.
I had 1 unprotected anal exposure to a person at high risk. There was no ejac. (but probably precum) but later he fingered and there might be some on his finger. It is true that it is reasonable I should consider him as positive in... Read more »

Blood on Finger, after Anal fingering?

Posted by Dlp33, 1 Reply
Okay sorry to sound crazy, but after only pretty much oral sex and me inserting fingers into the persons anus, after it was over, I went to the bathroom and noticed a bit of blood around my inserted finger, I washed it off asap but the blood had... Read more »

anal fingering

Posted by seagull, 1 Reply
10 weeks ago, during a mutual masturbation episode with a woman of uknown serostatus, she placed her finger in my rectum with lubricant several times. Later I wondered whether I was at risk. I can't remember any obvious blood on her fingers( but... Read more »

ANAL FINGERING

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I 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 »

rimming/fingering/anal bleeding!!!

Posted by davegraham1
I want to know the risks for certain sexual activities that were performed on me by a guy that is very sexualy active. I am aware this guy always performs safe sex but other ctivities are not protected.

He rimmied and fingered me for a fair bit of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Anal Fingering Risk

Hello. I was recently in a 3some. One guy stuck his (bare) finger deep into the anus of another guy. He then stuck that very same finger into my anus. Can I contract HIV this way? I am almost sure there was lube on his finger and, as well, not any...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-HIV cannot be transmitted via finger from one anus to the next (and so on down the line). HIV can however be transmitted via precum as you suspected. The risk depends on where and how that precum interacted with your body. In most cases... Read more »

Anal fingering , how risky

Hi, i possibly had cuts and inserted my fingers in a lady`s vagina and Anus , not sure of her status, how deep would a cut need to be for hiv to get thru the cut and in the blood stream, she was an African female from South Africa, could i contact...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:The cut would need to be deep enough to allow direct access to the bloodstream for transmission to occur. Unless blood was pouring from both her vagina, and your finger, I would not be concerned.In health,Richard... Read more »

anal finger sex

I went to a prostitute and because I was afraid of disease I had her finger my anus with a condom over her fingers, but my real fear is that she had begun to lick my anal area with her tongue very breifly before I stoped her. Also she did dip the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A person stimulating your anus with their finger or tongue is not a route for HIV transmission. Anal contact with vaseline on your partner's finger poses no risk for infection: there is no evidence that HIV has been transmitted through... Read more »

Anal fingering risk...Pls help, will donate...

Sir - I am in a very troubled condition can you please help. I will donate to your organization. I had exposure early last month when someone fingered my anus. After 6 weeks, my HIV antibody test came negative. But I have these symptoms:2 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Fingering is not considered an HIV-acquisition risk, assuming the skin on the fingering fingers was intact.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your particular symptoms are not suggestive of HIV... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

Getting Real About Barebacking

For about three years now there's been a lot of shrill posturing and finger-wagging about barebacking, the trendy, '90s designation for unprotected anal intercourse between gay men. Glossy, superficial gay magazines, wretchedly produced TV news... Read more »
TheBody.com

Teenage Boys Pressure Girls to Have Anal Sex to Impress Other Boys, Say Researchers

Yes, Virginia, teens are having anal sex. British researchers conducted a longitudinal study (a study that follows people over time) that asked U.K. teens about their expectations, experiences and attitudes around anal sex. The findings were... Read more »
National Cancer Institute

General Information About Anal Cancer

Key Points Anal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the anus. Being infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) can affect the risk of developing anal cancer. Possible signs of anal cancer include... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Low HIV Viral Load May Reduce Anal Cancer Risk; Spontaneous Regression Is Common

Warren Tong Two recent studies help shed new light on the risks of anal cancer among men living with HIV -- a growing concern among our patients, particularly for men who have sex with men. Protective Benefits of Antiretroviral Therapy The... Read more »