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HIV transmission from hands to faucet

I have an unusual question about my risk for HIV. I live with an HIV positive colleague. Few days ago, he went inside the toilet to clean up his anal area which seems to have slowly healing lesions but is not actively bleeding though I am not very...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk for HIV from what you're talking about.Fluid with HIV needs to go immediately/directly between people. Otherwise so much time will pass that it'll die or be wiped away.It's great to hear that you're trying to... Read more »

Oral sex and hand job risk on HIV Transmission

Dear Shannon. First of all pardon me, english is not my mother language and i still learn it. i'm male 30 years old. Last month, at the end of may 2012 i had sexual activities with male. we both deep kissing, he gived me blow job (oral) and i...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi1. You cannot get HIV from what you have described.2. There is no risk if you do not have an opening, cut or sore on your penis and as long as the pre cum hasn't been in the air very long. HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body.3.... Read more »

transmission through cut on hand...

Hey, I was recently at a party, and a friend of mine (unknown HIV status) opened a bottle of wine. He cut his finger while opening the bottle, and it was bleeding. I'm not sure if any blood got into the wine. I have been panicking since then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Relax, Max! I see absolutely no reason for you to be "stressed/depressed" or even minimally concerned. Your HIV risk from the episode you describe is completely nonexistent, OK? So chill out and stop worrying! Why not have another... Read more »

A fight with a bleeding hand.... transmission??

Hello Dr., I appreciate the humor you invoke in your answers, it brings human comfort to such a serious matter. A week ago, I was mugged. I got a hold of one of the perpetrators and in trying to get away, he bit my hand. I do not recollect ever...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Why be abstinent? If you're worried, use latex condoms until you reconfirm your negative status with a three-month HIV-antibody test. I'm confident the test results will be negative.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobBitten by a woman... Read more »
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Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Last week I went to a concert and there a guy busted his head open. I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed... Read more »

transmission throgh food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If an HIV + man cut his hand and get some blood onto food, does the person who eats the food(without being aware of the blood) run into risks? Is it still considered to be casual contact? Is the mucous membrane in mouth easily infected? Read more »

HIV Transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Being a senior in high school, many times "peer pressure" can get to you. But I have been blessed with good parents and have been a big factor in my growing up. I have never done drugs, never gotten drunk, and have done great in school. I have... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,

Hope someone can enlighten me on this encounter I had.

I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet on 21 Apr 99, he was 'sort of' stroking his private parts when I went in.

I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease... Read more »