|HIV transmission through sports
Mar 9, 2003
Dear Dr. I was wondering what are the chances of contracting HIV through sporting events? Specifically,my boyfriend was playing basketball and got cut. However, he did not put a bandaid on immediately but nobody else was apparently cut or bleeding. What is the possibility of contracting HIV through contact with scabs, sweat, etc. Also, on average, how long after contraction does it take for an HIV test to test positive? Thanks, A.P.
Response from Ms. Breuer
Oops. I'm not a doctor, and this isn't a workplace question, so please re-direct this question to a section of the website where there are people more qualified to answer it. Thanks.
Afried of infection
hiv and the military
- Does Gardasil Work If Already Have Hpv?
- How Do I Speed Up Recovery Of Genital Herpes?
- Severe Back Pain And Vaginal Bleeding
- Are Dark Spots On Mouth Area And Penis Tip Signs Of Hiv?
- Does Having Crohn's Disease Affect Hiv Antibody Test Result?
- Hiv Symptoms Can Swollen Lymph Nodes Be Painless
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.