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Can You Get Hiv From Blood On A Door Knob

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Worried about retrieving Hiv from door knob at entrance to appartment building

Hello Sir,I am worried that there is a possibility I could have been infected with Hiv. First I would like to say I bite the skin on and around the tips of my fingers and sometimes a small bleeding wound will happen b/c I tore the skin. The other...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:HIV does not live well outside of the body and would not be transmitted this way. In health,Richard... Read more »

Door knobs

If there is someone what has touched a door knob who has aids and have left blood vaginal fluids or... Read more »

Irration fear of HIV transmission. A bandaid covered cut and a door knob at STD clinic.

Dear Dr Frascino,I will begin by stating that I am perfectly aware that I am hypochondriac and that... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Door-to-Door HIV Testing, Married Couple Counseling Among Prevention Efforts Needed, PEPFAR Conference Participants Say

Although access to antiretroviral drugs has been the primary focus of U.S. efforts to fight global HIV/AIDS, prevention efforts must increase, according to health care workers attending the second annual meeting of President's Emergency Plan for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Door Opens for Gay Blood Donors

Canadian Blood Services, the nation's federal blood donor agency, believes a lifetime ban on gay men giving blood is obsolete and wants the government to relax the rules. According to Lorna Tessier, CBS' director of public relations, "A lifetime ban... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

America's Door Remains Shut to Foreigners With HIV; Critics Say Politics, "Remnant of Fear" Keep 19-Year-Old Ban Alive

The US Immigration and Naturalization Act denies visas to anyone with "a communicable disease of public health significance," and in 1987, Congress added HIV infection to that list of diseases. The prohibition remains in place today. While officials... Read more »
TheBody.com

Will the Hobby Lobby Decision Open the Door for HIV-Related Health Insurance Restrictions?

In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court exempted closely held for-profit corporations from providing health insurance coverage for methods of contraception that violated the religious beliefs of corporation owners. The court ruled that... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV can save a life. It has opened door for me

Posted by Christa1, 1 Reply
I haven't been here for almost a year now. The last time i logged in here I was going to present a motivational talk in a Convention Nov 2010. I must say, my own motivational talk changed my life. I've been producing and co-hosting a radio show from... Read more »

Touching Doors

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Heard a new one yesterday. I was told that you should never touch a rest room door (especially at rest stops), because gays masturbate each other there and walk out without washing their hands. If you touch the door handle and then eat afterwards,... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

cut and blood ?

Posted by aggdog91, 1 Reply
my bf got a got a cut from a door he can not tell if its his blood or not or if he even got a cut he does not know what to do is there anything to do about this Read more »