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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe definite way...
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HIV transmission through cuts

Hi Doctor,Thanks very much for the good work you are doing on this planetI had small cut on my hand after that just two drops of blood came out, after two day I had a safe sex with one prostitute. I didn't "fingered" her. After the sex I had removed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent, even with your two-day-old small cut.Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino Read more »

first documented case from cut on hand and masterbation

Dear Dr. BodI just want to thank you for the work you are doing and i will be sending you a donation. Can you please post were to send donation when you anser my question. I am having to use my works computer to ask this question.I would like your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Hairburner,The first documented case from cut on hand and masturbation? Nope. I would place your HIV risk beyond remote and well into the nonexistent risk category. Gosh, if HIV were that easy to catch, it would have wiped out the Read more »

Can you give yourself HIV/AIDS? - by semen contact with a cut or wound of yourself? (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

hiya docI was wondering about this cause a couple days ago I was masturbating myself after sometime, but was not warned that I got a cut on a side of my thumb that was nearly opened (not bleeding ye but interior cut and transparent fluid was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...towel i was using. i was about to wash my hands, i noticed my right hand was touching that wound. am i putting myself at HIV risk if my own semen came in contact with my open wound? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, You are 21 and you are still... Read more »

Cuts on Hands - Risk of Infection

When you say cut, I have heard the word "fresh cut" - what does this mean? Can you get infected through "nicks" in the skin that do not bleed?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The only data I can refer to in responding to your question involve a case of a mother with severe excema on her hands who cared at home for her son with AIDS, and didn't wear gloves in contact with body fluids. She became infected, presumably Read more »
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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...that if you have pre-diabetes, you can do a lot to prevent or delay diabetes. Studies have shown that people can lower their risk of developing diabetes by losing weight through diet and increased physical activity. One study found that diet and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Cutting Through AIDS Myth -- Black Barbershops Doing Part to Educate About Disease

...Mitchell tells the barbers. Since January, barbers at five city shops have received five training sessions to help them bring up risk-reduction methods. The training allows the barbers to address common myths and share stark truths: AIDS is not... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...Disease, another type of lymphoma, is rare in people with HIV. The longer you live with a suppressed immune system, the higher the risk of NHL. It can occur even with a high CD4 count. It can be serious and often fatal, sometimes within a year. ... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the handshaking took less than 2 seconds. i guess my question is what is my risk here? i have asked repeatedly on other forums and even the doctors forum over at a popular medical website. everyone... Read more »

shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either. What's my risk? Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...eating/stressed). They are still trying to determine whether it wasn't a minor seizure or not (she never had them before). Our only risks have been oral sex between eachother since the exposure. Also, I have been having this weird symptoms... Read more »