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Can I Get HIV From Cut On Hand

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Can I get Hiv from Cut on my hands

I want to say I had sex in the begin of last month and when we were done I removed the condom then I washed my hand's with soap and water I had small cuts on my hands my main concern is the Rectal anal mucous but the person showed me there test...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,HIV is <i>only</i> transmitted through blood, vaginal fluids, semen, and breast milk. And it is <i>only</i> transmitted when there's a significant way into the body like the vagina, anus, penis,... Read more »

HIV through money when i have cut on hand

Hi Im a cashier that regularly handles money, coins and notes. I had a small cut on the palm of my... Read more »

Hepatitis c and hiv transmition through cuts on hands

Hi, I couldnt find an answer on the databse so I figured I would ask you. Is it likely that I cold... Read more »
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With the release of disturbing new statistics about the annual incidence of HIV infections in New York City, Housing Works is reiterating its demand that New York State and City government restore millions in cuts to programs that prevent the spread... Read more »
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In Detail: The Proposed Funding Cuts to HIV/AIDS Programs Embedded in the Sequestration

Image courtesy of queerocracy.org. Yesterday we discussed how the federal deal only delays the impending Sequestration cuts , which have now been effectively postponed until March. While many Congressional members may be breathing a sigh of... Read more »
American Medical Student Association

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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 »

Hiv from a cut (handshake)

Posted by randallcunn12, 1 Reply
The other day I was having a yard sale. While I was showing a lady and item our hands touched. When I looked at her finger I noticed she had a band aid on . Assuming there was blood on the band aid or if it moved and exposed her cut would there be a... 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 »

Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Last week I went to a concert and there a guy busted his head open. I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed... Read more »