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Cut On Finger Exposed To Blood

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Exposed to blood drops -- Goud

Hi SouthallMy friend had a cut on him finger. While playing it started to bleed blood and at that moment i didn't think much but tried to help him by cleaning the blood drops that are dropped on the floor with paper (it was only 1 or 2 seconds...
Shannon Southall

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HiYour risk of HIV transmission is no risk! 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 feeding. This most commonly occurs through... Read more »

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UK Soldiers May Have Been Exposed to Contaminated Blood

Eighteen British military casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan may have received unscreened blood transfused during their medical emergency, the Sun newspaper has reported. Due to the soldiers' urgent need, the blood was supplied by the United... Read more »
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Canadian Province Announces Law Requiring People Who Might Have Exposed Emergency Workers to HIV to Undergo Blood Test

Officials in Alberta, Canada, last week announced a new law that will require people who might have exposed emergency workers to HIV or other infectious diseases to submit a blood test if ordered by a judge, the Edmonton Sun reports. Under the... Read more »
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Infected Blood to Cut on finger!!!

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY
I am working in a Departmental store with the petrol station.
There a lady customer came in asking for BAND AID for her open would profously bleeding. and i being and customer service manager. went out to help her and tried to put BAND AID with bare... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO PEOPLE,

I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact).

I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »

open cut on index finger on a drunk night

Posted by curiousmann, 2 Replies
Hi folks,
With my all respect I want to get your opinion on my story, I will try to keep it short promise. I had an open cut on my index finger when i woke up, so i will assume it was there at the beginning of story. I was drunk 20days ago, and... Read more »