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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Period Blood

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Can hiv transmit to the dried blood

I had an accidental fall yesterday and blood started oozing out of my skull. The blood was oozing so forcefully that panicstriken my mother put her palm there which afterwards she washed with dettol and soap. Some blood fall on the ground and dried...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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Hi,Are you HIV positive? If not then there is no risk of your mom becoming positive from this. If you are positive, then if your mom did not have any immediate open cuts on her hands or feet when she stepped on the blood then she is fine. HIV does... Read more »

can hiv transmit from blood to through pennis??

i had unprotected sex with prostitutel 4 years ago,now i got tested for hiv the test results came... Read more »

percentage of transmitting HIV infected blood thru a cut on hands

To Doctor Bob.I am a nurse with patient newly diagnosed with HIV. Before he had this diagnosis, i... Read more »
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The Association Between Lack of Circumcision and HIV, HSV-2 and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

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In Heterosexuals, Transmitted HIV Strains Often Resemble Original Infecting Virus

A new study 1 has found that even though HIV diversifies widely within infected individuals over time, the virus strains that ultimately are passed on through heterosexual transmission often resemble the strain of virus that originally infected... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through nose-mucousmembrane

Posted by madeinkorea, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »

hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for me,plz help me i was scared Read more »