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Offline Hua_Hin

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Bloody finger
« on: November 11, 2008, 07:10:58 AM »
Dear Expert,

I had a romance with my partner and I don't know her hiv status.

What make me worry was when I found there was a drop of blood in the bedcover.
Then I check my body, trying to find where is the blood come from. But could not find.
So, She look after her body, and finally she found out there was blood in her finger.

From the lesson, I understand that HIV is not transmitted via handjob.
However, in this case, there was blood in her finger (maybe she got papercut before, and when she did handjob (shaked) my penis, her finger bleeding of the friction).

From the lesson, I learn that transmission can be happened via urethra.
In my case, is there any possibility the HIV (in her bloody finger) can be transmitted? (i.e. via  the opening of urethra in the tip of my gland penis, when she did handjob for me)?

Please advise.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2008, 07:57:04 AM »
No there was not any risk what so ever in what you described. Masturbation isn't a risk period..

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2008, 08:46:18 AM »
Even assuming she is HIV+, masturbation of any sort is not a risk for HIV transmission. HIV is a fragile virus and has never been transmitted in that manner. It's safe to say you won't make history by becoming the first to be infected from that very, very common sexual activity.

What you need to keep in mind is always without exception using condoms for vaginal or anal intercourse. As long as you do that consistently you will be well protected in terms of sexual risk for HIV transmission.

Cheers.
Andy Velez

Offline Hua_Hin

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2008, 11:28:39 AM »
Thanks Andy and RapidRod,
your answer make me relieve.

Just to give me deeper understanding, would you please let me know what is the difference between my incident and the HIV transmission in the lesson?

In the lesson, it is mentioned that HIV (contained in blood) can be transmitted through urethra tissue?
In my case, there was possibility that the blood in her finger can get into my urethra tissue when she did handjob for me.
What has made the incident in my case did not bring any risk of transmission?

Once again, I do believe in you. I believe that masturbation does not a risk.
My question above is just to give me clearer and better understanding of the transmission through blood entering urethra tissue.

Thanks again in advance.

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2008, 12:26:14 PM »
No, HIV is far too fragile to be transferred from finger to urethra intact. It needs to be introduced into the urethra directly, with zero change in temperature and pH for transmission to be possible.

And even then, it is difficult to transmit from female to male.

You were in absolutely no danger of infection.

"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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Offline Tan

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2009, 01:31:36 AM »
Hi Frens,

I recently had an encounter during massage when i got a handjob and the lady had a cut few days ago...i was wondering if i am in danger or getting HIV?

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2009, 08:27:22 AM »
Handjobs, masturbation, whatever you want to call it, is not in any form a risk for HIV transmission. HIV is a fragile virus and even if it is present it is not transmitted in that fashion.

You need to read our lesson on Transmission. There's a link to it in the Welcome thread which opens this section.

Andy Velez

Offline Tan

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2009, 07:33:07 PM »
Handjobs, masturbation, whatever you want to call it, is not in any form a risk for HIV transmission. HIV is a fragile virus and even if it is present it is not transmitted in that fashion.

You need to read our lesson on Transmission. There's a link to it in the Welcome thread which opens this section.


Hi Andy,

Thank you very much for your valuable advise as i was worried. Now i will go back to a healthy lifestyle!

Thanks once again!

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Re: Bloody finger
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2009, 08:45:18 AM »
You're welcome. 
Andy Velez

 


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