Can You Contract HIV 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 »

worried well...not again

I'm sorry to do this as I have read other repeaters and thought, man they need to relax. So here I... Read more »

hep c contracted from open cut?

I am a police officer and 2 months ago was putting someone under arrest who is hep c positive and... Read more »
Housing Works

Budget Details Come In: Cuts for New Yorkers With AIDS

...Slated for a cut of $491,000, the contract was restored at $477,000, a reduction of just $14,000. Momentum serves hot meals and hands out pantry bags to people living with HIV/AIDS at seven sites around the city. Food program sites also serve as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Red Tape Hinders AIDS Programs

...District for four months into the grant year. That left AIDS groups unable to be reimbursed for services they were providing. "Our hands are tied," said Shannon L. Hader, director of the D.C. HIV/AIDS Administration. "We can't do anything until... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Faces $3 Million in AIDS Cuts

...and now stands to lose about $400,000 in total, said Mark Molnar, HIV services director for the group. Half the cuts affect contracts Shanti shares with other agencies, including the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, to help with volunteer services,... Read more »
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I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
...them all back. Did I contractHIV ? Please help ? Q: From any of these act, did I contractHIV ? Q: What are chance of me contractingHIV from hand job ? Q: What does Absence on WB meant, 3 years ago ? Q: Did I get any STD from the Hand Job... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the eyes. Rash on penis and feet and low fever. These symptoms occurred 8 weeks after exposure. I know that my chance of contractingHIV is low after reading through this forum. Could these symptoms be from any other STD's? Appreciate your... Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contractingHIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear condoms when we have sex Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...the muscle aches and fatigue are gone (only lasted 2-3 weeks). However, I still feel cold chills, and I have constantly cold hands and feet. I've read that the main cause of these can be anxiety, due to vasoconstriction during chronic stress... Read more »
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