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Cut On Hand Could I Have HIV

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Cut on hand--can I get HIV?

I had lunch with a friend who was HIV and touched his cup which may have contained his saliva. I had a 3 to 4 day old cut on my hand. The cut was partially healed. Am I in danger?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Extremely unlikely-- relax. Read more »

PLEASE - I need your good karma and REASSURANCE!!!

Hi, Dr Bob - I've posted here numerous times with no response. I'm hoping you can provide some... Read more »

can you get aids from touching sweat with small nondeep cuts on your hands???

can you gets aids from an infected person by touching their sweat with small nondeep cuts on hands?? Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...on a man (try the unlubricated, flavoredones). If you perform oral sex without a condom, finish up with your hand, or spitsemen out and rinse with a mouthwash rather than swallowing. Use a dental dam or cut-open... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...much of it at first, but after i remmbered i had a tiny cut on my index finger from either the day before or 2 days before the handshaking. anyway, the cut was not bleeding and i didnt notice any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the... Read more »

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres Read more »

Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...open. I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed some dry on my hands and I went upstairs to wash. I had no... Read more »

cut my finger in veding machine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...question regarding transmission. I am pretty sure that this would be low risk but it has been bothering me. Yesterday I stuck my hand in a vending machine to retreive the soda I purchased, while grabbing the soda, I scratched my finger on a piece... Read more »