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Can You Get Hiv Through A Wound

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Fingering a female of HIV+ with small wound on hand

3 weeks ago I went for a massage and got a handjob from a lady there with a happen ending. at the same time I penestrated her vagina with my fingers(Index and middle) for 10 mins (not remember exactly). I have been surfing this forum concerning...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...If indeed she is telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, I would advise her to be retested because her HIV-acquisition risk would be so remote that her positive HIV test may well turn out to be a false positive.As for your... Read more »

Hepatitis/HIV Exposure? Blood to Fresh Wound?

Hello and thank you!! I recently had a rapid hiv (finger prick) test performed at a local clinic. ... Read more »

HIV Risk associated with treating wounded local nationals

Dr. Bob, I have to admit Im a bit upset you didnt answer my previous question. Was it because of... 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

...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 presented on... Read more »
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A Poem by Michelle

... Shattered Dreams (HIV and stigma) Amidst shattered dreams and a wounded heart I learn that I have been "infected" But the virus multiplying in my blood Is fueled by people's fear -- "stigma" So also Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person?... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...mouth. If HIV-infected blood or sexual fluid gets inside your body, you can get infected. This can happen through an open sore or wound, during sexual activity, or if you share equipment to inject drugs. HIV can also be spread from a mother to... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
...of blood the length of this l and half as wide as this o; now what concerns me is that 16 hours after this, i scratched the wound and it only bled a little red dot and pretty much nothing else and that blood on my finger may have come from like a... Read more »

HIV infected or not?

Posted by Andreea, 2 Replies
...Could one get infected with HIV if he had wounds on he's fingers and touched plastic lids that an HIV positive cut himself in? (I heard that outside the body the virus dies Read more »

HIV in K-Y liquid?

Posted by finnakirk, 1 Reply
...hiv virus, can the virus survive in that liquid environment, and thus be transmitted if applied to one's genitalia or an open wound? 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 »