Can You Get AIDS From Open Wound

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HIV Survival, Fluids On Open Wound!!

Dear Robert,My name is Daniel, and I live in France. I have a question concerning the risk of HIV.I've had a sexual encouter with a another man. As far as I'm concerned it was safe, but due to overwhelming info. and cases concerning HIV I'm not sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tu penses que je parle franais comme une vache espagnole.OK, I'll respond in English.1.Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV... Read more »

finger frolicking olympics, open wound

Dr FI must say I am another huge fan. You have to be the kindest funiest gentlemen on the net. Ill... Read more »

How do you define an open wound?

Dear Doc,I have donated to your association a few times. I believe that more efforts should be done... 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 »
The Body

Taking Care of Hal

...watched over his meds, and lain sleepless listening to his late night coughing fits. I learned how to change the bandages from an open wound in his chest where his left lung used to be. I discussed with him his plans should his life expectancy... 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 contracting HIV," said Jamie Parker, the STD section chief for the county... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »