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Chances Of Catching HIV From Cut On Hand

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Cut on hand--can I get HIV?

I had lunch with a friend who was HIV and touched his cup which may have contained his saliva. I had a 3 to 4 day old cut on my hand. The cut was partially healed. Am I in danger?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Extremely unlikely-- relax. Read more »

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...on a man (try the unlubricated, flavoredones). If you perform oral sex without a condom, finish up with your hand, or spitsemen out and rinse with a mouthwash rather than swallowing. Use a dental dam or cut-open... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...much of it at first, but after i remmbered i had a tiny cut on my index finger from either the day before or 2 days before the handshaking. anyway, the cut was not bleeding and i didnt notice any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist Bump the other day and I... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...same night, I met this girl in a bar, and at the end of the night, she wanted a ride home. During the ride home she put my hand down her pants and I started feeling her vagina. My middle finger (not the one with the cut) started feeling some... Read more »

Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...open. I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed some dry on my hands and I went upstairs to wash. I had no... Read more »