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    PEP needed??
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    Anon_41414 posted:
    I fingered a girl and don't know her status. She asked me to stop bc she seemed irritated and then I noticed there was blood on my fingers and she confirmed she was bleeding/irritated. I washed my hands and there was blood on my nails and fingers. Could I have been infected through my cuticles (sometimes they peel) or some other way? What are my chances that I'm infected assuming the girl is positive? Do you recommend I take PEP? I've never witnessed that before and I want to make sure and be safe.
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    georgiagail responded:
    No, you could not become infected through your cuticles. Peeling skin is not an open portal into your body.

    There is no need for PEP in this instance.

    Gail


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