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Can You Contract HIV From Cut On Hand

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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 hiv unknown. while he was resisting arrest he held onto a fence and cut his hand and wrist area. i had to put the cuffs on him and cut my finger and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
First of all, I think that whenever you are exposed to significant blood, you should have follow-up to protect yourself due to the kind of work you do. I am glad you are following up with this.With that said, I fully expect you to be negative for... Read more »

HIV through money when i have cut on hand

Hi Im a cashier that regularly handles money, coins and notes. I had a small cut on the palm of my... 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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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 »

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 »

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 »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
I am seriously concerned. Yesterday, I had a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it... Read more »