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Cut On Hand Should I Get Test For HIV

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Hepatitis c and hiv transmition through cuts on hands

Hi, I couldnt find an answer on the databse so I figured I would ask you. Is it likely that I cold have gotten hepatitis c from using the same pen as a person used. They had blood on there hands and I had cuts on my hands. My worker tells me its a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You can get tested but I would be quite confident that you will be negative.... Read more »

Can I get Hiv from Cut on my hands

I want to say I had sex in the begin of last month and when we were done I removed the condom then... Read more »

percentage of transmitting HIV infected blood thru a cut on hands

To Doctor Bob.I am a nurse with patient newly diagnosed with HIV. Before he had this diagnosis, i... Read more »
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Housing Works Responds to NYC DOH Report on Annual HIV Incidence With Demand to Restore AIDS Funding Cuts

With the release of disturbing new statistics about the annual incidence of HIV infections in New York City, Housing Works is reiterating its demand that New York State and City government restore millions in cuts to programs that prevent the spread... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Health District Cuts $400,000 Grant that Helped HIV Sufferers Stay on Medications, Navigate Insurance System

On Wednesday, the Palm Beach County Health Care District board unanimously approved a planned $400,000 cut to the Comprehensive AIDS Program's case management services despite testimony from 10 patients and providers that the services are vital. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Federal Cuts May Force West Virginia to Charge for HIV Tests; Free Tests Still Available for Needy

West Virginia's state senate unanimously passed a bill March 29 that will allow local health departments to charge individuals for HIV and other STD testing. Individuals will be charged on a sliding scale based on what they can afford, with health... Read more »
Housing Works

In Detail: The Proposed Funding Cuts to HIV/AIDS Programs Embedded in the Sequestration

Image courtesy of queerocracy.org. Yesterday we discussed how the federal deal only delays the impending Sequestration cuts , which have now been effectively postponed until March. While many Congressional members may be breathing a sigh of... Read more »
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Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
hi there. first i must say I have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

HIV RNA TESTING CUTS THE WINDOW PERIOD WITH ELISA

Posted by nomoreworry4me
http://www.metrokc.gov/health/apu/rna-testing/RNA-facts.pdf Read more »