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Can You Get Hiv Through A Wound

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HIV Through wound and needle

Sir i have a questionI had a protected sex with a girl 24 days before .i had some cuts on my upper lips probably bleeding.if she also had cuts on her lips or bleeding1) what are the chaces to get infected in this way ?. And i also had some cuts on...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
It doesn't sound like there was any risk from <i>any</i> of what you're describing.No risk from protected sex, no risk unless there was SIGNIFICANT cuts on your finger, no risk from your blood being drawn (medical centers use... Read more »

Hiv through wound and drinking milk(*)

)Yesterday i went to massage parlor . I made a mistake by sucking her boobs and i felt a taste of... Read more »

Risk from a person infected with HIV having cut wound took blood sample

A technician was having a wound coved by band aid and he took my blood in a laboratory. I am now... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

HIV-positive men undergoing circumcision might be more likely to transmit the virus to their female partners if they have sex before the circumcision wounds have healed, according to preliminary results from a study being conducted in Uganda and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Police Slammed for Firing on AIDS Activists

Today, 40 people were injured and ten treated for gunshot wounds after South African police fired on protesters at the Frontier Hospital in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape region, said Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the AIDS activist group that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Bank Suspends Loans to Ivory Coast

Disrupting planned AIDS and disarmament programs, the World Banksuspended over $150 million in loans to war-torn Ivory Coast because thenation has fallen two months behind in debt repayments to the bank, saidbank spokesperson Abdoul-Bakary Sanogo.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Refugees Need HIV Treatment Too: NGOs

HIV/AIDS treatment can be successful even in war-torn regions, according to a report from Doctors Without Borders (DWB). Patients receiving HIV/AIDS drugs in countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti and Burundi achieved "comparable... Read more »
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What's the definition of open wound for HIV

Posted by sweetangel, 1 Reply
What's the definition of open wound when it comes to HIV transmission. Does it have to be bleeding? Or how recent to be considered open?

I had sex with my HIV + partner yesterday, He came on my chest but little did I realize that that previous night... Read more »

Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

saliva and old wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey i need someones opinion...If an Hiv+ persons saliva get in contact with 20hours old superficial skin wound, is there a risk? Read more »