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Urgent!!! hangnails

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the risk for HIV, After fingering, I noticed an area on one of my fingers that had hangnais. It was not bleeding, but had peeled the top layer of skin. Raw meat was exposed. Will my wound be an open cut?
Are there any reports about the risk... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis

Posted by Antre, 1 Reply
Hi. I would like to ask about the chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis and touch body fluids. Moreover what are the chances if these body fluids where out of the body for some minutes?

One friend of mine wanted to have sex at a brothel and... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies
Hi,

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

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Chance of getting HIV

Posted by sarkar, 1 Reply
Today I met a escort girl in 5 star hotel for15 minutes. We had sex with condom for less than a minute. After 3-4 stroke I ejaculated inside And immediately I pull out my penis and the condom was removed safely by the escort girl. Is there any... Read more »

my chances of getting HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ok, heres the situation: back in october I met a guy online for sex. He came over to my house, supplied me with some condoms cause I didn't have any and had me top him. I used the condom and had sex with him but didn't ejaculate in the condom. A few... Read more »
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towel and hangnail

Dear Doc, This is in reference to a question you kindly responded to for a question posted to you on Nov. 20, 2007 regarding a small hangnail coming into contact with blood on a watered down towel. You kindly responded that the risk was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're obsessing about the difference between "essentially nonexistent" and "nonexistent"???? Hmm . . . any chance of getting a refund on those sessions that were supposed to be helping you with your OCD?Dude, the... Read more »

Question about hangnails.

About 8 and a half years ago I had protected sex with a girl from college who was kinda promiscuous. The next day I noticed an area on one of my fingers that had a small hangnail.(I fingered her with this finger) It was not bleeding or weeping but...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is highly unlikely that you would get infected by fingering someone, hangnail or not. Please read through the frequently asked questions, especially What are the risks from fingering someone?, for information about HIV transmission. The process... Read more »

Medical Technologist w/Hangnails...

Hi Doc,I've got a question that I'm not sure has been asked/answered in the forum, so I watned to go straight to the source. I am a medical technologist in a large hospital. Two weeks ago, one of the units called to add a test to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Med. Tech.,No, the incident you describe would not pose a significant risk for HIV transmission. But if you are working with blood samples, you should be wearing gloves. And for future reference, if you ever do have an occupational exposure, you... Read more »

watered down blood and hangnail

Dr. Bob, I realize I asked this same question in brief just last night but I never expected to get through the spam blocker thus the brevity .First, let me say that I think you're great. You are knowledgeable, patient and kind and I have great...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You never expected to get through the spam blocker??? Hmm . . . that either means your question is "spam" or our blocker is excessively challenging to those who are excessively worried.Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent.... Read more »
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