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A 29-year-old male asked:

Can someone get hiv from fingering for 30 seconds.very slight gap less than 1mm between nail and cuticle, no cuts on finger and no bleeding.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No risk, no worry: Sexual transmission of HIV requires intercourse. There is no risk from fingering, regardless of cuts etc on the fingers.

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