Can You Get AIDS From Cuts

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Bloomberg Backs Down on AIDS Cuts

...Michael R. Bloomberg signaled on Thursday that a budget proposal to cut 248 city AIDS case managers has been shelved. The city HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) has 850 case managers, and the mayor's proposal would have saved $4.2 million... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

State AIDS Cuts to San Francisco Near $4 Million cut 82 percent, or $2.4 million, according to documents recently released by the California Office of AIDS. State budget cuts have left San Francisco with a loss of at least $4 million for HIV/AIDS care and prevention services for fiscal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York City Restores HIV/AIDS Cut

...Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently agreed to reverse most of a $1.88 million cut to housing programs for New York residents with HIV/AIDS. The restoration of three-quarters of the funding comes four months after the mayor and the City Council... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Advocates to Protest South Carolina's AIDS Cuts

...27, AIDS advocates will gather to call for emergency funds for South Carolina's AIDS Drug Assistance Program. State lawmakers cut ADAP's funding in March, and as of May 13, 92 people were on a waiting list to receive HIV/AIDS medications through... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...question would be..IF and that is IF there had been a cut place or any blood on the barber mans hands or fingers, how long does hiv stay active outside the body in blood? I am so terrified of having to test again. I tested a few years back over... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HELLO PEOPLE, I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact). I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding... Read more »

cuts and scraches

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does any one ever hear of an infectiopn due to fluids getting into a cut. I had a pro lick my hand where there were cuts that wre a few days old, i wiped my hand but you hever know. Also how about fingering Read more »

seeking answers from someone who's been diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Harrison High School in Evansville, IN. My freshman health class is doing a project to help our classmates better understand HIV/AIDS. I was wondering if anyone who has been diagnosed with HIV could answer some questions as an anonymous... Read more »