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HIV risk from one day old non bleeding cut

I had half cm long cut in my last finger on the top. It was bleeding at that time but stopped within an hour. Cut was happened in the morning and second day it was covered by dark red-black colour cover in the morning and in the afternoon while I...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,There is no risk for HIV here though. Old dry blood is most certainly not going to transmit HIV. It simply can't live outside a human body.That being said, it sounds like you need to talk to a doctor face to face to... Read more »

30min open but non bleeding cut in close to finger nail..

Hello Doctor,I have a question and would really appreciate it if you can answer it...knowing that... Read more »
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Open cut on Penis (Non bleeding)

Posted by jds, 1 Reply

1 week back I had protected sex with a sex worker less than 2 min. A day later I experience small pain on my pennies next day it developed as small cuts in the pennies tip of the foreskin. I was worried whether condom covers this portion when I... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
hi there. first i must say I have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt... Read more »

Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... Read more »