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Cut On Hand And HIV Testing

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Irration fear of HIV transmission. A bandaid covered cut and a door knob at STD clinic.

Dear Dr Frascino,I will begin by stating that I am perfectly aware that I am hypochondriac and that I am already seeking specialist help with regard to that (this condition worsened in the last months to the point that it was damaging my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello E from Italy,I agree with the doctor and your therapist: your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent and HIV testing is not warranted. I also agree with you: you are indeed a hypochondriac.Ciao,Dr. Bob Read more »

Handjob Worry from your Superfan from Asia

Dear Doc,Please help me. I am very worried about my exposure. I went to a massage parlor and the... Read more »

HIV+ blood on two day old cut

Hello.I am a Police Officer who came into contact with HIV+ blood on duty. Long story short is... Read more »
Articles
Housing Works

Housing Works Responds to NYC DOH Report on Annual HIV Incidence With Demand to Restore AIDS Funding Cuts

...sides of their mouths. On the one hand they say they want to test more people with HIV while on the other hand they are cutting testing and other resources that will keep people alive. They need to get real about what it will take to end the AIDS... Read more »
Housing Works

Budget Details Come In: Cuts for New Yorkers With AIDS

...ability to engage vulnerable populations, raise awareness of the disease, and thereby help lower the rate of HIV/AIDS. Rapid HIV Testing Fully restored. Funded at $2,000,000. Provided to the Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) to expand... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...high fasting glucose level. A diagnosis of diabetes can be made based on any of the following test results, confirmed by retesting on a different day: A fasting blood glucose level of 126 milli grams per deciliter (mg/dL) or higher A random... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Exposed? If you think you have been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...mans hands or fingers, how long does hiv stay active outside the body in blood? I am so terrified of having to test again. I tested a few years back over and over repeatedly out to over 1 year and a half afterwards and all of my tests were... Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at different times and had no cuts on my hand 4. Wrestled and afraid I got someone's blood in a cut on my back while i was on the floor. I would greatly... Read more »

Fingering Gave Herpes - HIV as well

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I fingered a stripper and got herpes where I had a cut on my hand. I had an 11 week hiv test that came back negative. Is it still possible i got hiv as well as herpes from this episode? Read more »

Question about the rapid test and how i got it

Posted by endlsskys, 1 Reply
...cheated on him is possilbe I could have got it from somone elses blood. I was at work and girl cut her self she still had knife in hand when I ran to help her the cut was pretty deep and my might have cut me I don't remember. Could I have gotten... Read more »