Blood On Broken Skin Hiv Risk

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...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 sex. If the person performing oral sex has HIV, blood from their mouth may enter the body of the person receiving oral sex...
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broken skin (HUMAN BITE 2010)

can you contract hiv by being bitten by someone who is hiv positive?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV+ uncleResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello Concerned HIV+ Uncle,I agree with the information you found in the literature. The risk of acquiring HIV from the little nip your litter nipper gave you is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is... Read more »

hiv transmission

hi, my question is i had a friend stay at my house and she slept in my daughters bed, when i went to change the sheets i noticed blood on them also i noticed blood on a towel. im terrified my daughter touched the blood and then touch her eyes or had...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...risk. Casual contact like this does not transmit HIV. Intimate contact is required, such as sexual contact or injecting infected blood. Read more »

Hickeys and the risks for HIV

Can one get HIV by giving one a hickey?Can one get HIV by being given a hickey?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...addition, since your skin is not usually broken when someone is giving you a hickey, HIV would normally not have an access to your bloodstream. But even if the skin were to be broken, this is still low risk, since there have been no cases of... Read more »

How infectious is blood/semen stained money?

Employees are in receipt of money from the coroners office and courts. Quite often the money has blood stains or other fluid stains. How long can HIV or Hepatitis live on inanimate objects before it dies or becomes non-infectious?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...of the other two infectious fluids--vaginal fluids and breast milk--comes in contact with air, HIV is destroyed. There is no risk of contracting HIV from cash. Hepatitis B and C are more hardy and can be reactivated as long as a week or two later... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...but can cause seriouslong-term health problems. Increased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides can put you at a higherrisk of developing heart disease or having a heart attack or stroke. Increased glucose and insulin levels greatly... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HOW IT IS SPREAD: HIV is transmitted through contact with the blood, semen, vaginal secretions or breast milk of an HIV infected person. INCUBATION PERIOD: Antibodies can typically... Read more »

Fingering/Broken Skin (for Jackie & others)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have read in some previous posts that there has never been a documented case of HIV transmission via fingering. I'm wondering what is the source of that information. I'm trying to stay calm...but I has an encounter Read more »

HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
...since then. I'm in my 7 months pregnancy now. So this question is very important to me. Can anyone please tell me how great my risk ofHIV infection is by casual touching the blood spot on the top/side of toilet seat? Thanks a lot for the... Read more »

Risk Comparisons

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...condom or female condom anal intercourse with a condom or female condom (Try not to get semen or blood into the mouth or on broken skin.) HIGH RISK Millions of reported cases due to these behaviors vaginal intercourse without a condom anal... Read more »
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