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Contact With Blood But No Cuts

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Cut on finger in contact with blood!!! Please help me

Please please help me? I need help with this experience. I had a cut on my thumb and I had to attend a camp where we played games and I had to hold hands and interlock hands/fingers with a partner. My cut on my thumb wasn't fully healed, it was...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThank you for your question and much to your relief you are HIV free from this experience!!!HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast... Read more »

blood to blood contact??

Whenever I read about hepatitis or HIV, it says you can get it from blood to blood contact. Someone... Read more »

Oral Sex with Blood to Blood Contact

I am a 23 years old men and recently had oral sex with a new female partner. After about 10 minutes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Donation Wait May Be Cut for Gay Men in Australia

A proposed one-year study would assess whether gay men who are sexually abstinent for six months could safely donate blood in Australia. The trial, recommended by independent experts for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service in a recently released... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Race Policy May Have Cut HIV

A new study suggests a controversial race-based blood donor selection policy that South Africa instituted from 1999 to 2005 cut by 50 percent the number of HIV-infected units of donated blood. To insulate the blood supply from the nation's high HIV... Read more »

News & Views: Let's Get Physical; Cutting Corners on HIV Prevention; the "Silent Epidemic"; and More

HIV News & Views, Aug. 22, 2013 - August 22, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Janine Brignola: The Journey Is the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Prevention

How Do You Get Infected With Hepatitis C? Can Household Contact Transmit Hepatitis C? Injection Drug Use What About Tattooing? Transmission From Mothers to Children Health Care Workers Can HCV Be Spread by Sexual Activity? What if I've... Read more »
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blood contact

Posted by Anonymous
hi there,i was reading some posts about how hiv can infect through cuts,Why does the cdc say that all cuts should be bandaged up when dealing with hiv ppl?

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Contact with blood and scared!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

Something happened to me at work the other night that really scared me and I was hoping someone could help. I work in retail, and a guy (maybe 60 years old) and his wife came in the store to make a purchase. I rang them up, but I noticed... Read more »

Blood Contact

Posted by Whizkid, 1 Reply
the incident i am talking about originally happened 10 weeks ago while i was sitting out in the ground of my university working on my assignment and there a student of the same uni whom i didnt know came to me and ask me for a spare Pen. i gave it... Read more »