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Cut On Hand Should I Get Test For HIV

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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...your life at risk? This sounds like a serious issue, and it's probably not the only one in your relationship. Have you considered individual or couple's counseling? Thought: "I can't suggest to my girl/guy that we get an HIV test. We've been together so long that s/he would take it as an insult." New idea: How about presenting it as an act of love? "You know, I really love you. We've been together for awhile, but we never got tested for...
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VERY VERY WORRIED!! Priest with large open cut gave communion.

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for your time and for providing all the valuable information to some very worried an anxious people, including myself. I have read the forum on food and not getting infected, but most has to do with cooking food or blood in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are completely unwarranted. If HIV were the easy to contract, it would have wiped out the planet long ago. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted, OK?Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Assaulted on Halloween, Bitten, Cuts on Hands

Last Saturday evening I was assaulted at Halloween party. In the course of defending myself I managed to bloody the nose of the assailant, and may have caused him to bleed elsewhere. At one point he was on top of me but I had a hold of him keeping...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...PEP-related side effects or toxicities, monitor for and evaluate any possible ARS symptoms and arrange for an interpret all post-PEP HIV tests. Having to take a course of PEP is indeed stressful. Having an HIV specialist involved can... 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 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 »

INDETERMINATE HIV RESULT( updated EXTRA information with less grammar errors)? (BURD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2010)

Hi Dr Bob,Thank you for being here and I pray to GOD you stay handsome and healthy forever. Hope you remember me the bird shit guy who got 'it' from heaven. I have made 4 donations to date and have received an extra dose good karma from you.Thank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you in coded license plates??? Gosh, have you seen any with an L and a T lately??? That could stand for Loony Tunes!Dude, 23 HIV tests??? Which part of HIV negative didn't you understand the first 22 times???I would say your risk of HIV-2 is... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...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 your health care provider... Read more »
The Body

The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

...Yes. There has been an oral test to collect the specimen for conventional testing since the mid-1990s. And of the rapid HIV tests, there have now been six approved since 2002 -->. The first of them to be approved, the OraQuick test, can work... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. What if Both People Are Already Infected? Some people who are HIV-infected don't see the need to follow... Read more »
Connect With Others

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same Read more »

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 »

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 »

I think i have HIV HELP

Posted by Maria, 3 Replies
... about 10 months a go i gave this guy that i meet a hand job i had a cut on my right hand ( it was with a scab ) ( i cant remember if when he came if i was uesing my right hand Read more »