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What Are The Risks Of Fingering

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Risk of fingering

Deard dr.McGovernI'm worried because last night I was fingered (manual-anal) by a prostitute that spit on his finger during it. After I discovered some little cut in my ass (couse of the friction).What can I do? take an exam? do you think I'm in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I don't consider this a high risk exposure. However, if you have never obtained testing for sexually transmitted diseases and you have had contact with prostitutes in the past, you will certainly want to see your physician to check some blood tests... Read more »

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Fingering a Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a lap dance in a strip club recently. During the dance I briefly touched the dancer's vaginal area and came into contact with fluid (don't think blood was there) on one finger. Ten minutes later, while driving home, I put the finger in... Read more »

Finger Sucking--HIV Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please help me. I am a married male and recently visited with a woman in a hotel bar. I later discovered that she was a hooker looking for work. During our conversation she took my finger and placed it in her mouth.. sucking on it for about 5-10... Read more »

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 went for her yearly... Read more »

Fingering/heavy kissing

Posted by mrnoone, 1 Reply
I am very worried that i might put my self at risk. i have fingered a few girls is thier any way i can get any thing from that. like if i had a hang nail or a very small cut that i could not see or some thing is it possible i can get some thing... Read more »