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HIV Transmission Touching Skin

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Ask the Experts

Touching needle without breaking skin

Dear Ms Southall, I am a healthcare student. Last week, we had a tutorial where we were practising lumbar punctures on a model with one needle between many of us, taking turns. At one point, one of the students put this needle in the sharps...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiPart of your lessons going into the health care system should also cover HIV transmission. The situation you describe does not pose a risk for infection. Occupational exposure through needle stick can only happen with just that a needle stick. And... Read more »

Risk of HIV transmission from contact with a skin rash

I know I am overreacting, but I don't know much about HIV and could use some professional... Read more »

Microscopic tears in skin & other ways of HIV transmission

Hi, Dr. Bob. I appreciate you. I was recently diagnosed as HIV positive. My current boyfriend had... Read more »
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State Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission

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Male Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission and Other Health Conditions: Implications for the United States

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body fluid touched the skin without intercourse

Posted by mona811
can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »

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 »

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 the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... 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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