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HIV Transmission Through Cut In Skin From Object

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Cut with the same object within a second

I have scanned your questions and answers but cannot find anything in line with my case. I few days ago I was at a restaurant and ordered a soft drink. The waitress brought a can. She tried to open it, but could not manage to do it, as some cans...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The reason you haven't received a response on this is that it isn't really a workplace question, and isn't in the center of our expertise. Please route it to someone who answers questions about transmission. But I will tell you that... Read more »

HIV transmission from inanimate object at work

My co worker who is HIV positive had a few minor nicks/cuts from doing demolition work in the... Read more »

Sharp object transmission?

One of my friends is HIV+. He cut himself on the sharp metal edge of an old desk. Later on ( I am... Read more »
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California: San Francisco Fails to Cut HIV in Gay Men by 50 Percent

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Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Trial Designs and Objectives

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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

Fingering and Cuts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here is my story.

I found out that I fingered a girl that turned out to be HIV positive. I am bad on my cuticles and am always tearing/ripping at the skin around my fingernails as a bad habit. How fresh does a cut need to be for vaginal fluid to... Read more »

Possible transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone heard about getting HIV from a sore on the skin, say from blood or fluids getting on the skin and then getting inside through a sore or something else

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