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Cut On Hand Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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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 lady offered a handjob. Stupidly I accepted. She was fully clothed and I did not think she touched herself anywhere. She did licked my nipple for 5-10s....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Superfan,The STD/HIV acquisition risk from your rub-and-tug is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV/STD testing is warranted for a massage with a happy ending. Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

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... Read more »

I already donated Please do not ignore me...I beg u

Hi Dr. Bob,Please help Dr. BoBI gave up my big lunch to save money for donation.This is my... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Cutting Through AIDS Myth -- Black Barbershops Doing Part to Educate About Disease

...infections among women affect black women. And at a screening his organization sponsored two years ago, 10 youths under age 18 tested HIV-positive, Mitchell told them. "It's getting real out here, brothers," he said. The Tobias Project aims to... 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 »

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

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...to actually feel a wet glob of blood on my hand or is hiv so microscopic that a speck would be enough to infect. Should I get tested or am I 100 percent in the clear (at least from this exposure) 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 »

Test Result s/co ratio

Posted by freedom112, 1 Reply
...kind of high and was wondering if anyone knew the relevance of this ratio and wether i can woohoo or not and if i need to get retested for possible late seroconversion? exposure was unprotected insertive oral with partner of unknown status. I... Read more »