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Can You Contract AIDS From Handjob

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Handjob with a 3 day old scab on your finger

Am I at risk? I gave a handjob to a hiv status unknown male and some of his semen came into contract with a 3 day old scab I had. Am I at risk? ...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereAn old scab would actually provide a great barrier to any HIV infected fluid entering your body. Thus there is no risk with the situation you describe above. Take careDR W... Read more »

hiv through risky handjob

Hi Doc,I went to a dirty strip club where I got a hand job. What if the previous customer's... Read more »

Hiv through risky handjob

RNA PCR is negative after 27 days of exposure as you thought.I have donated 50 to your foundation... Read more »
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Connect With Others

Is mutual handjob risky?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is mutual mastubation risky? What do you think? Last week I was given a handjob by a stranger in a public toilet. Should I be worried?

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Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
A few days ago I ended up going to a Lapdance bar with friends while working in the USA. After much beer and coaxing from my friends I ended up getting a private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which... Read more »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+?

Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts me and we've been... 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 »