Anonymous
Approximately 4 weeks ago I fingered a very promiscuous girl. She's told me that she does not have any STD's, but never tested. That freaked me out. I don't recall having any cuts, sores, abrasions on that finger. And I fingered her just for a second.
I tested negative in May, as part of my routine check-up. Do I need to get tested again prior to this 'accident', or I'm being too paranoid about it?
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Anonymous
Hello and thanks for reaching out to the AIDS Vancouver Helpline.

You want to know whether you should get tested after fingering a sex partner. We are glad to provide some information

Fingering is considered a Negligible Risk activity. This means that although this involves an exchange of body fluids, there are no confirmed reports of HIV transmission from this activity. we do not recommend getting tested for this activity. However we are encouraged by the fact that you have regular tets. This is a good practice that we highly recommend.

The AIDS Vancouver Helpline Online forum has postings that are related to your question that you can read for additional information. If you have any further questions feel free to contact us again.

Thank you for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline.

In health

Lawrence

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online

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