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Can You Contract AIDS From Cut On Hand

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Can I contract aids through a cut?

I used the lavatory on a plane immediatedly after a gay guy finished.I then noticed a cut on my finger. Could I have caught something from the faucet? Very anxious- Nicki...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Very Anxious Nicki,What exactly are you worried about catching? An innate ability to accessorize? An encyclopedic knowledge of Broadway show tunes? Fashion sense? Common sense? What??????Dr. Bob... Read more »

can you get aids from touching sweat with small nondeep cuts on your hands???

can you gets aids from an infected person by touching their sweat with small nondeep cuts on hands??... Read more »

HIV contraction from cuts

Can I get Hiv from a coworker if I use shared equipment such as fax , copier , refridgerator,ect.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cuts for AIDS Agency in British Columbia as Interior Health Spreads Money to Other Providers

Interior Health has cut 55 percent of funding from its contract with Living Positive Resource Center, which provides AIDS services in Kelowna to more than 200 clients. While LPRC's contract extends through June 30, it has had to eliminate one... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Postpones Agency Cuts, Los Angeles AIDS Clearinghouse Closes

San Francisco health officials "have postponed cutting" contracts for HIV/AIDS programs "until mid-October in order to give the Board of Supervisors time to respond to" larger cuts to services made by the state, the Bay Area Reporter reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Faces $3 Million in AIDS Cuts

As San Francisco struggles to close its budget gap, AIDS agencies there face a second round of proposed cuts totaling more than $3 million. Previously, the Health Commission approved a reduction of about $2.2 million in HIV/AIDS services, among... Read more »
Housing Works

Budget Details Come In: Cuts for New Yorkers With AIDS

Budget details are in at City Hall. After much wrangling in the New York City Council, budget details for fiscal year 2010-2011 are finally in. Here's a quick look at the not-good news for New Yorkers with AIDS. More analysis to come. Cuts... Read more »
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Did I contract HIV....Really Worried

Posted by Jase
Hello everyone, I have an Hiv positive family member of which she is positive and I came across a situation whereby I had to bath her coz she cannot do it because they operated her hands so they still healing, so I washed her face and half body with... Read more »

I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
Hi guys, I am very concern, because of my symptoms, that I may have HIV.
My recent exposure was went to the massage parlor and had a hand job and a massage with a massage oil. Then next day, I had felt the urge of urination and went to a doc and got... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

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 »