Can You Contract HIV From Open Wound

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Open Wound

Dear DocI posted this question earlier but with an incorrect e-mail address. hence the repetition.Doc On my travels to the far east I visited a massage parlour . I mean a real one. But lying naked on a bed whilst a nubile young woman gets about her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test at the three-month mark will give you a definitive result.Thanks for your tax-deductible gift to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( www.concertedeffort.org ). In return I'll send my best good-luck, good-health karma (It's never... Read more »

Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could... Read more »

self-masturbated with wound on hand

helloi'm 21 years old, and last night i masturbated myself, and i happened to have an open wound on... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...is no risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: HIV Cases Triple in County

...each in 2008 and 2007. More than 30 syphilis cases have been diagnosed in the first nine months of 2009. "Syphilis increases open wounds, which leads to a higher risk of contractingHIV," said Jamie Parker, the STD section chief for the county... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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