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Can You Contract AIDS From Cut On Hand

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hand washing (aids and hep c)

Thanks for answering my previous question, very interesting info. I have 1 more question, would you be so helpful and answer this question, like I said I last time I will happilly donate to your site.My question is this:Really hard to explain this,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not expect transmission through this route. Read more »

I already donated Please do not ignore me...I beg u

Hi Dr. Bob,Please help Dr. BoBI gave up my big lunch to save money for donation.This is my... Read more »

Can get HIV from the phone I repaired?

Ok this sounds not too common, we are in the phone repair business and a hospice facility for AIDS... Read more »
Housing Works

Budget Details Come In: Cuts for New Yorkers With AIDS

...Here's a quick look at the not-good news for New Yorkers with AIDS. More analysis to come. Cuts to HASA's Supportive Housing Contracts The worst news: While the city promised last week not to cut any of the case managers hired by city's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Red Tape Hinders AIDS Programs

...and halt programs that transport patients to doctor's appointments. The problem stems from the time-consuming, exhaustive contract review process in Prince George's County, said Donald Shell, health officer for the county Health Department... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Faces $3 Million in AIDS Cuts assistance, and emergency financial support. The AIDS Emergency Fund is losing $249,544, which wipes out its general fund contract, said Mike Smith, executive director. Government funding for AEF, which provides emergency financial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found any evidence of transmission from provider to patient in health care settings. CDC has documented rare cases of patients contracting HIV in health care settings from infected donor tissue. Most of these cases occurred due to failures in... Read more »
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Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...recurring everytime I go off the creams. Meaning I got a yeast infection from receiving oral sex... (an extremely rare way to contract it) meaning the girl must've had oral thrush. About a month later in late October, I had anonymous sex again... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...last year (april), my brother was diagnosed with litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when Read more »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...another, less well-known epidemic: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. There are those with OCD who have obsessive thoughts about contracting AIDS, and the results can be extremely punishing. These fears are actually part of a larger group of... Read more »

Life expectancy of 53m pos

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Does any body know how long a 53/m in fairly good health who just test pos. might live? Thanks for some answers Read more »