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Can You Get Hiv From Fist Fighting

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HIV from a fist fight

Thanks for your time. About a week ago unfortunately i was in a bar fight. I suffered a cut above my eye that later needed stitches. The fight was very quick but in the tussle the other guy i was fighting got his earring ripped out. Not sure how...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from sharing utensils, drinking after someone etc. You cannot get HIV as well at a hair salon, manicurist, sharing razors etc.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen,... Read more »

Fist fight

I got into a fight with a person with an unknown Hiv/Hep C status. I suffered a small cut on my... Read more »

Fistful of Dollars or a Fistful of Fear

In November 2012 I received a hand job and sucked the breast of a massage gal. I am not sure if I... Read more »
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Worried about HIV from fist fight and braces

Posted by worriedboy4321
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 »

veterans vs. newbies...let the fists fly.....

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
I 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 micmax
I 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 »

Watersports and fisting

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi 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 »