Can You Get Hiv From Fist Fighting
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Posted by worriedboy4321Hi,
Last year on march a bunch of gangsters or hooligans attacked me and a few friends.
One of them punched me at the side of my face.My braces gave me a cut inside my mouth,at the cheek area.The cut was quite deep and it extended to the corner of my... Read more »
Posted by Lovinlife, 2 RepliesI have been reading a lot of posts back and forth where the veterans bash the newbies and then somebody tries to throw in a neutral post to the effect that the veterans really have all the info.
But--here's a thought--HIV has changed quite a bit... Read more »
Posted by micmaxI recently had my first fisting experience. I was the insertive partner. I had a lot to drink and was not thinking as clearly as I should have been, and quite stupidly I did not use a glove, the reason being that I initially felt there was not a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi all,
When I was first diagnosed + (about a year ago), I did not want to, or have any desire to have sex at all. With time though that has changed and I have recently had a few sexual encounters (Super safe ones).
The one thing I have noticed... Read more »
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Tufts University School of MedicineWith hepatitis viruses, it is very rare to read about any cases of transmission through trauma as you describe. There is one case of HCV transmission through trauma, but the exposure to blood was much greater than you describe. I would not... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHello-No this "fist bump" would not pose a significant risk of HIV tranmission. I think you should feel good about your act of generosity and not let this spoil you from doing similar good deeds in the future. Take care,LHW... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi, Michael.While there is a theoretical risk of HIV transmission if fresh HIV-tainted fluids come into contact with non-intact skin, the chances of this occurring during a fist bump with a 30-minute old scratch are so remote that the chance of... Read more »
First Lady Bush Urges Education, Compassion to Fight HIV/AIDS; African First Ladies Launch Campaign to Fight Disease Among ChildrenEducation and compassion are crucial to the fight against HIV/AIDS, first lady Laura Bush said in New York City on Thursday in an address to the General Assembly of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS, the AP/Long Island ... Read more »
Ethiopian President Receives Medal From UNAIDS for Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Calls for Expanded Efforts to Fight EpidemicEthiopian President Girma Wolde-Giorgis on Tuesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, received an award from UNAIDS for his contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS, Xinhuanet reports. UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot presented the medal and said... Read more »
As HIV Vaccine Conference Opens, Experts Appeal for Sustained Commitment to Global Fight Against DiseaseExperts, gathered for the start of a four-day conference on HIV vaccines in Paris, called upon donors to maintain their funding support for the fight against HIV/AIDS despite the global economy, Agence France-Presse reports. "The financial crisis... Read more »
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