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HIV Risk After Touching Skin

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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HIV Risk with Precum Through Underwear

Hi Dr. Frascino - I am scared to death and I will more than happy make a donation to your wonderful organization. I had a massage performed my a male massage therapist who performed the massage in his underwear. He got on top of me and began to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pre-cum-soaked-underpants-covered joystick against your naked butt cheeks, including delving into "the valley of the cheeks" but never touching the anal verge, is completely nonexistent! HIV testing is not warranted medically. However, if my... Read more »

hiv transmission

hi, my question is i had a friend stay at my house and she slept in my daughters bed, when i went to change the sheets i noticed blood on them also i noticed blood on a towel. im terrified my daughter touched the blood and then touch her eyes or had...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, she is not at risk. Casual contact like this does not transmit HIV. Intimate contact is required, such as sexual contact or injecting infected blood. Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk?

October 13 - I met a man that I have been only communicating with via internet after 3 years for the first time. I brushed and flossed my teeth at 5 pm. He came to pick me up at 6:30 pm. When I got in the car it took me very long to look at him. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Based on these very detailed encounters," your HIV risk is completely nonexistent as is your chance for a third date! Let me guess, you're either a product of home schooling or a graduate Read more »

Technical and theoretical sexual risks

QUESTION #1I recently had an encounter with a prostitute. I am male, the prostitute is female. We did not have intercourse. She masturbated and I watched her masturbate. I also masturbated myself.In the act of masturbating, however, the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...scenarios, your will only cause yourself additional (and unnecessary) stress and anxiety. Do not convince yourself you are at high risk of infection based on technical or theoretical scenarios. Chances are, if something is at high risk of... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you getting HIV. If you're curious about... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...lipoatrophy. People who have not developed lipoatrophy should avoid taking Zerit orRetrovir, if possible, to reduce the risk of developing the condition. Fat Loss in the Face While lipoatrophy can occur in the arms, legs, and butt,... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...result of rape or sexual abuse. If a woman uses drugs, alcohol, or sex to escape the pain of prior abuse, she may be at increased risk of getting infected due to shared needles, unprotected sex, or impaired judgment. Many women with HIV have a... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no visible cuts in my glans or in body of my penis.... Read more »

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual Read more »

Check my research please? hiv risk.. no?

Posted by poblly, 2 Replies
...scrape. But from what i am reading there would have to be a signifigant amount of blood. There was not. And our fists just touched momenterilly so I don't think there would have been enough time for blood to come out of his hand and get in... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut. If the sex worker had just finished her job for Read more »