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Contact With Semen On Skin

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Broken skin comes in semen contact

Hi I am 18 year old girl giving a hand job to my one of my friend. i dont know he is HIV positive or not but he ejaculate in my hand & open small scar on my hand. Is it any transmission can possible through this act....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot get HIV this way. Because the area on your hand is closed and scarred over there is no open wound for semen to enter into your system.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids,... Read more »

Contact with semen

Dear Ryan,A few days ago I had a pretty low-risk encounter with someone - grinding and mutual... Read more »

Anal tear in contact with semen

Hi doctor, I am deeply worried about my risk following this incidence. 2 weeks ago I had anal sex... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Common Protein in Human Semen Increases Infectious Potential of HIV, Study Says

A common protein in human semen increases the infectious potential of HIV 100,000-fold, according to a study published Friday in the journal Cell , the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Russell, San Francisco Chronicle , 12/14). Researchers at... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Caused by Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Introduction The Microbiology and Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections The Epidemiology of MRSA SSTI in the HIV Positive Population Types of SSTI that can be Caused by MRSA Treatment of MRSA SSTI in the HIV Positive Patient Prevention... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines Skin Disease Patterns Among HIV-Positive People

A study published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology examines patterns of skin disease among HIV-positive people, Reuters Health reports. Pedro Queiroz Zancanaro of the Universidade de Brasilia and... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Skin Rash

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Eosinophilia: an increased number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Eosinophils are a part of the body's immune system that can damage healthy tissue if they malfunction. Non-nucleoside reverse... Read more »
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semen in contact with bleeding lip during oral sex

Posted by caliku, 1 Reply
2.5 days ago performed oral sex on someone who's status I don't know and can't find out. realized after he ejaculated in my my mouth that my chapped lip was bleeding. Worried that virus got in through that way. What is my risk of HIV transmission... Read more »

Skin To Skin Contact

Posted by Anonymous
If a person had facial herpes, or molluscums, would they appear relatively similar to pimples also? And what's the possibility that I'll be infected with STD if my face touches it or if my lips do so accidentally for a few seconds?

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Blood Contact - PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am absolutely terrified and I need some help on this. My neighbor is HIV+. He had a few scabs on his knuckles and was punching me in the shoulder just to joke around. When I noticed the scabs (not until an hour or so later), I went home and... Read more »

low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
i am male, had an encounter with another guy 2.5 weeks ago, involved kissing and oral both receive and giving. i gave only for a short amount of time, not sure how much precum was in mouth and had a canker sore in mouth. i had two cold sores that... Read more »