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HIV Risk Shaking Hands

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Donated but no response yet!3rd time asking.IM BEGGING YOU PLS!

Dr Bob, I want to start off by saying that I only come to you with questions because I feel it in my heart you are the most specialized in this area. So I do apologize for this 3rd attempt in trying to get my questions answered but I really need...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonexistent! This is not the type of "blow job" that has the potential to transmit HIV. I agree with the AIDS hotline's assessment of risk. Scenario #2: Your HIV risk from a toilet water backsplash is nonexistent. (See below.) Your HIV risk for... Read more »

Want to clarify my question from yesterday-Please & thank u

Hello Dr Bob,You answered a question of mine today and thank you for that!The question was as... Read more »

stressful hand shake.,.,please helppp.,

i was in th meeting this morning with several Arab people.,after the meeting i hand shake with each... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...Fact Sheet 494 has more information on individual drugs and HIV. Drug and alcohol treatment to stop drug use can lower your risk of HIV infection. Injection and Infection HIV infection spreads easily when people share equipment to use drugs.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...this practice does not have FDA approval. Stavudine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...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... Read more »
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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 »

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist Bump the other day and I... Read more »

please put my mind at rest!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi all, I know the story I will explain is low risk I just want to double check with all of you that im fine! I was in africa volunteering, and cut my finger with a razor blade Read more »