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Author Topic: Fingering Clarification  (Read 2732 times)

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Offline glups

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Fingering Clarification
« on: March 10, 2008, 07:59:38 AM »
Two previous items :

First :English is not my mother language, so please be patient with my spelling...
Second : I simply admire you. Thanks for your work

Now, the question

I've read and reread the lessons section and a - perhaps- all the messages regarding fingering. As can you imagine that I'm really worried, being not able to accept your NO RISK conclusions.Why ?

- Too much surfing the net and finding apparently discordant information. Why?
- An apparent contradiction between 'lessons' (HIV could enter through broken skin) and some posts telling about cuts or sores in fingers with NO RISK
- I bite my nails, so my fingers are not often in the best condition. I felt some stinging ( i don't know if it is the correct term ) during fingering ( could this be a sign of broken skin?)
- Lots of guilt

I hope you can help me clarify my concerns and help others in similar situation if possible.

you're wonderful

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Fingering Clarification
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2008, 08:31:32 AM »
Yes, HIV could enter through a break in the skin. Theoretically. But in the real world of HIV we know from experience that it doesn't happen through nailbitting, sores, scrapes, cuts and the like. HIV is a fragile virus which requires the kind of receptive setting which is provided by a vagina, an anus or an uncircumcised penis.

There are no reliably documented cases of transmission in the manner you are concerned about. We would have known long before today that such situations were a genuine risk.

Stop surfing the net. You are only feeding unwarranted fears. There's no end to it if you keep indulging in doing that. 
Andy Velez

Offline glups

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Re: Fingering Clarification
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2008, 08:35:54 AM »
Thank you for your reply.

Hope you're well, keep on -line. There's a lot of people in need of people like you all.

Offline glups

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Re: Fingering Clarification
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2008, 11:23:46 AM »
HI !

Tested a 12 weeks ( insertive blowjob + fingering with cuts and scrapes + protected vaginal=no risk): NEGATIVE as you told.

Maybe this helps people really worried

You've helped me during this period. Ann, Matty, Rapidrod,Andy... Thanks !!"


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