Can You Get HIV From Shaking Hands

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Masturbate after shaking hand with HIV person.

Mr. God I know you very busy and have a lot of thing to be done. But every word you reply us will give us more knowledge about HIV, and more people to join to the battle against HIV. Here is my short story: A week ago, I went to a party to meet my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dear Sticky Fingers,Neither your handshake nor subsequent shakinghand poses a risk for HIV. If HIV were that easy to catch, it would have wiped out the whole planet Read more »

Shaking Hands

Hello Dr BobRun Accross Web Site --- Which Said Shaking Hands, Touching Or Holding Hands Can... Read more »

stressful hand shake.,.,please helppp.,

i was in th meeting this morning with several Arab people.,after the meeting i hand shake with each... 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 (shakinghands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen Times Examines HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Discrimination Related to Disease in Country

...Ministry of Public Health and Population report. Misconceptions included the belief that HIV can be transmitted through shakinghands, hugging and mosquito bites, as well as sharing drinking glasses and plates. Discrimination also has been... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...transmit HIV during drug use because infected blood goes directly into someone's bloodstream. Even small amounts of blood on your hands, cookers, filters, tourniquets, or in rinse water can be enough to infect another user. To reduce the risk of... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS: A New First Impression

...childbirth, just like a lot of other diseases. (And decidedly not, by the way, through spitting, sharing sandwiches or shakinghands .) HIV can't be cured, and it's dangerous. But it can be prevented, it can be treated, and the pandemic can be... Read more »