What Is The Risk Of Anal Fingering

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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 Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »
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The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

... When it comes to calculating risk of HIV transmission, some people can really get fixated on specific percentages. That's not something to condone. But it's still Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...Although highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can lower HIV in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

...behavior that is especially risky," said Dr. Thomas Farley, New York City Health Commissioner. "Many people are aware of the risk of HIV when men have sex with other men, but this report shows that a large number of women also are putting... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Correlates of Heterosexual Anal Intercourse Among at-Risk Adolescents and Young Adults

... In the current study, the researchers sought to identify factors associated with anal sex among adolescents and young adults. Among members of this population reporting recent unprotected sex, the authors examined Read more »
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