Can You Get HIV From Touching Skin
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Posted by mona811can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesTo be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut.
If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not clean... Read more »
Posted by Antre, 2 RepliesHallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body... Read more »
Posted by WorriedOne, 2 RepliesHello
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.
I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »
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Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThere's no risk from the situation you're describing. In situations like this, we know immediately that there's no risk because way too much time has passed from blood coming out of someone and you touching it. HIV dies within... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,HIV from touching a toothbrush handle and sniffing it? WOWZA! Your OCD is OOC (out of control!). Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your fears are irrational and unwarranted. I'd suggest you seek counseling (psychotherapy), because,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You're worried about contracting HIV from sniffing a spunked-up finger? Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent.I'll post below a few other "sniffing" questions from the archives.Be well.Dr. BobI smelled... Read more »
"We Feel So Attached to Them": Med Student Overcomes Fear of HIV to Cuddle Children and Touch the Dying in the Slums of IndiaPrior to starting her second year of medical studies at University of Alberta (UA) this fall, Aisha Khatib is spending this summer working as an HIV/AIDS educator in Pune, India. Khatib is working for the Deep Griha Society in Pune, which is south... Read more »
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