HIV Transmission By Cut How Many Cases

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission is possible for either partner to become infected with HIV through performing or receiving oral sex, though it is a less common mode of transmission than other sexual behaviors (anal and vaginal sex). There have been a few 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...
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Eposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010)

I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been refrigerated at 4.c for 10 days. I was wearing two gloves and got very small cut on my thumb and later came to know that bood was HIV positive.What is your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...daisies") or kumquats or marijuana . . . or whatever.I'll reprint below some information about HIV and cadavers, although in your case we are well beyond the cadaver stage!Dr. Bobhello from prague=) (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009) Mar... Read more »


I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2 Antibody Test. After six months from the possible exposure I have conducted a HIV 1&2 Antibody & p24 Antigen Compo Test. The Test Result is:-Index Value ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...receptive oral sex and getting rimmed. Oral sex carries an extremely low risk for HIV transmission. There are no documented cases of HIV transmission from rimming or getting rimmed. Next, the inevitable "symptoms" (induced by guilt and irrational... Read more »

Fingers, Cuts - Still Unclear

You've been very helpful in the past and I've been happy to support your great work with donations. I've looked over your archives and it still seems the issue of HIV transmission through paper cuts, cutting fingernails too close, bleeding cuticles,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specific information provided, applying it to general concepts related to HIV transmission risk. Think about it. There are paper cuts and then there are paper cuts. The severity, freshness, depth and location vary immensely. The same applies for... Read more »

could sanitary mesaures cause microsccopic cuts to let in HIV

Help.....several times during that time of the month I took unsanitary measures....where I went ot the gym and worked out but continued to use the same sanitary napkin after I worked out as I did before and during my workout. Could things liek this...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...Your question is very confusing. Are you HIV positive or negative? In either case your question is not about mental health but about transmission so I suggest you resubmit it to the transmission expert here Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: More HIV Treatment Could Cut Subsequent Cases 60 Percent

... A study of data on HIV patients in British Columbia finds that more aggressive treatment programs could reduce future AIDScases by up to 60 percent. "Our data is starting to generate support for the idea that treatment, as well as being a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Success Seen in Program to Cut Teen HIV/AIDS Cases

...path of dangerous behaviors and redirects them through peer-to-peer education and support. During the last three years, the HIV/AIDS service organization Working Wonders has sponsored the program for about 200 youths referred by the probation... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Funding Cuts Hit AIDS Programs; Despite an Increase in Cases, Housing Grants Are Reduced

...the chances that infected people will become homeless. At the end of 2001, Miami-Dade was second behind New York City in AIDScases per 100,000 people. Broward was fifth, and Palm Beach was sixth. Last year, new HIV infections leaped by 44... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

California Budget Cuts & Consequences for People With HIV care needs will have increased. Evidence shows untreated HIV virus leads to higher rates of transmission and more HIVcases. By implementing cost-sharing in ADAP, we will be losing people we've worked very hard to get into the program. ... Read more »
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lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...condom I dont know her hiv/std status- so I am worried and wanted to ask the foll: 1) Is HIV transmission possible in this case-(I did not have any cuts or sore on my penis and I have phimosis) 2) Could the virus have stayed under my foreskin... Read more »

What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband is HIV+ He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor. My young daugher touch the blood and ran to Read more »

Conflicting HIV information for transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected. I never gave her oral and we never had sex. Now she is sick and gets fevers a lot. I'm afraid she might have HIV. I thought you couldn't get HIV from getting a blowjob from someone, but I see a lot of info online saying you can! ... Read more »