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Can Hiv Enter Break In Skin

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hiv infection due to skin breaking

Hi Dr. i am so worried beacouse of situation here about hiv infection. i have itchy like(eczema like) problem on my leg region. i always itching and scratching on that region. due to scratching, there was cracks are developed.(there is a...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The chance is very low. If the water was visibly bloody and was in contact with a fresh open wound then there could be some risk, IF your friend was infected with HIV. So the risk is theoretical. Also when the virus is doused in water it not only... Read more »

break in skin?

What is a break in the skin? What wounds are considered risky and at what point are they... Read more »

Touching needle without breaking skin

Dear Ms Southall, I am a healthcare student. Last week, we had a tutorial where we were practising... Read more »
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Breaking Research From IAS 2009: A Discussion With HIV/AIDS Activists Bob Munk and Matt Sharp

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What is a break in the skin?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do any of you know what people actually mean when they say things like "HIV can be transmitted through a break in teh skin?" I am wondering because I bite my nails and the skin around my nails. It's a bad habit. Anyway, the skin won't often... Read more »

Condom Break Continuation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok everyone I have lost my mind wondering about this, let me ask you this. We started out with very heavy open mouth kissing with tounge and lip sucking. I do not know if she had any ulcers in her mouth, none that I could see at least and I would... Read more »

Take Survey & enter to win 1 of 5 $100 cash prize

Posted by southpolplus
NO/AIDS task Force is recruiting participants to take an anonymous online survey.

The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »

Take Survey & enter to win 1 of 5 $100 cash prize

Posted by southpolplus
NO/AIDS task Force is recruiting participants to take an anonymous online survey.

The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »