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shaking hands
Nov 1, 2001

I am very worried--I had a cut on my palm-the size of a pencil eraser -that was exactly 2-days old--not bleeding --yet not fully healed---I shook hands with a stranger who said he was an AIDS-case worker--I noticed no blood on his hands-BUT-what if he had a cut? I am married and celibate for 20 years--what an irony if I got infected from this one handshake! thank-you--am a nervous wreck!

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You are in serious need of some reliable information about transmission, and guess what? This site has it! Please return to the home page and select the expert information on transmission. I guarantee you'll feel a lot better.

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