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Fingering

Fingering is a sexual act of inserting one or more fingers in the vulva, vagina or anus for the purpose of sexual stimulation or masturbation.

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Do I need to take Plan B if we fingered during protected intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a protected intercourse one week ago and took tablet Plan B within six hours of intercourse. I took the pill because we fingered, and I am sure we had some semen in our hands. I got bleeding and cramps now, but my period is due after 12 days. Is this my earlier period or somethi...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. The bleeding you are experiencing is called withdrawal bleeding, and it is a side effect of emergency contraceptives like Plan B (Levonorgestrel). Plan B is synthetic progesterone called Norethisterone. So, when you take it, the proges...  Read Full »

Can HIV spread through a cut on a finger?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a query related to HIV. I had visited a massage parlor 57 days ago, where at the end I had fingered the masseuse for about one to one and a half minute and she performed a hand job (no other activities). I have a habit of biting my nail and the skin around the nail. The day befo...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chance of transmission of HIV by the given description is almost nil. The wound in your finger (if at all present) most likely would have partially dried up. The skin is an effective barrier for HIV. The chances of transmission would be almost nil. The HIV RNA PC...  Read Full »

I am concerned about STD after fingering a sex worker. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I fingered a sex worker and now I am concerned if I had any exposure to HIV(Human Immunodeficiency Virus) or other STDs (Sexually Transmitted Disease) as I may have had a small wound on my finger. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of transmission of HIV by the given description are almost nil unless there are open wounds.  Read Full »

I fingered a masseuse. Am I at risk of sexually transmitted infections?

Query: Hi doctor, I had been to a spa for a body massage a week back. I was fingering the female massage therapist during the massage, and she also cummed on my fingers. I am unsure if I touched my penis with the cum, and there were no cuts on my fingers. However, I am worried about getting infected by HIV...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The chances of transmitting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by massage or fingering are zero unless there are bleeding wounds on the hand. If there are no bleeding wounds, the odds are nil. Skin-to-skin contact or kissing can transmit ...  Read Full »

Can I become pregnant by fingering with precum in the pool?

Query: Hello doctor,My partner and I were at a swimming pool. My partner looked to see whether he cummed in his swim shorts while in the water, he stated that he noticed that he pre-cummed since he still had an erection after it and did not finish completely. He then stated that he touched his cum, and 10 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. However, based on the information you provided, it is highly unlikely that you are pregnant. Pre-cum, which forms before ejaculation, does not contain enough sperm to cause pregnancy. Additionally, if your partner touc...  Read Full »

I am experiencing pain during sex. Please suggest.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. I got married before two years. I still have pain while having sex. My husband says vaginal opening is too small hence it is painful for him too. We are badly in need of a baby now. Please suggest some measures to increase the size of my vaginal opening. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually small vaginal opening happens due to dryness of vagina or if you are not fully excited. So, vagina is not dilated and there will be less mucus secretion, which will ultimately cause painful sex (dyspareunia). Follow the following few things regularly, which wi...  Read Full »

Do I need to take an emergency pill if I only had foreplay?

Query: Hello doctor, I had foreplay with my partner yesterday. We both were having some fun. He actually inserted a finger into my vagina though not deep. He was not sure if he had touched his precum or not. Also, his penis touched my vagina two to three times though he never inserted. Should I take an I-p...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. It is highly unlikely that the insertion of the¬†finger can result in pregnancy even if it was contaminated with precum because precum does not contain sperm. So, I do not think you need to take an emergency contraceptive pill. For more inform...  Read Full »

Does precum carry a risk of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend and I had sex. We only indulged in foreplay we did not have any intercourse. I tried to penetrate her but it was getting painful for her. We only did fingering and rubbing of the genitals and I did not put sperms inside her. I have no idea whether there has been precum ins...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had this sexual act just nine days before her periods. So, pregnancy is ruled out. She can still do the urine pregnancy test to comfort her curiosity. Thank you.  Read Full »

Is it possible to get pregnant with pre-semen entering vagina through fingering?

Query: Hello doctor, Please help me out. I am 25 years old, weigh 187 lbs, and my height is 5'4". I have PCOD and every time I have irregular periods. Last month, for a religious festival, took Regestrone for five days. I got my period within two days after that. It might be withdrawal bleeding. I do not k...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly relax. Your next menses naturally should have been expected only by the same date as the previous one after taking Regesterone, as your dates have changed now). So now you are 14 days late for your scheduled menses. Also, ideally, you should get an ultrasound...  Read Full »

I recently had a sexual encounter and inserted one finger into the vagina without actual penetration. Is there any risk of contracting an STI?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had a sexual encounter with someone I did not know well. During the encounter, I inserted one finger into their vagina. Additionally, at one point, our genitals came into contact without actual intercourse or penetration. I am feeling anxious about the possibility of contra...  Read Full »


Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Regarding your sexual experience involving fingering a sex partner, there is a risk of infection if you introduce your finger into your own genital area. Please follow these instructions: Take one capsule Amoxicillin/Clavulanate 625 mg and one tablet Ketoconazole 200 mg ...  Read Full »

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