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Do People Catch HIV From Touching A Cut

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any risk of HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet...
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Facial Nightmare - I would like to donate.

Dear Dr. Bob, Two Quick Questions: Simple: I went to get a facial. The lady that worked on me had bad hands. You would think that by using all those products her hands would be perfect. But just the opposite. Her fingers looked hacked up. She told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...answer your "tow" questions "accurtely"???1. Nonexistent.2. Nonexistent.Both your and your husband's worries are unwarranted. HIV testing is not medially warranted or recommended. However, if you and hubby continue to fret, despite my... Read more »

Thank You Dr. Bob!! - No Humility -- Post this !!

Dear Dr. Bob, You tuly are a gift of life for All people. You could get upset with some people for beating things down with the same concerns, but everybody around the globe should know that you will take them through their concerns. Dr. Bob is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...questions.1.) I have a scab on my big toe that has been there for 5 days. With her hands being is such bad shape. Her working on my feet touching and working over that scab. What are my chances of catching HIV this way?2.) My husband goes to the... Read more »

Facial Nightmare - Part Two - Whoops - I forgot to leave my e-mail so - I post a 2nd time

Dr. Bob,, If yo believe that the answers to the questions I asked are Non-Existant -- Why would there be any need for a test. Do you think there is a chance of Hiv? What did you mean by nonexistent? So to sound so stupid but now my husband thinks we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...questions.1.) I have a scab on my big toe that has been there for 5 days. With her hands being is such bad shape. Her working on my feet touching and working over that scab. What are my chances of catching HIV this way?2.) My husband goes to the... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »
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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...this service for a fee. For a more information, go to: www.inet-investigation.com/free-background-check/index.htm . Keep in touch with your support people. Whether it's family, friends, or a support group, don't let your relationship get in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...it is not possible to avoid being exposed to it. However, if you have molluscum you should make sure that the lesions don't touch anyone else. You should also be careful not to spread molluscum to different parts of your body. Be careful not to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas (mucous membrane) inside the rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
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how do you do it

Posted by gothicstar, 6 Replies
...yeah how do you find someone to date after testing postive? i posted a forum on myspace asking if people would date someone with hiv, and out of 20+ responses i've gotten one 'maybe' my last bf broke up with me because he said he Read more »

scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...can't stop thinking what if...Please help. Here are my three what ifs: During sex I didn't cum so I removed the condom and she touched me until I came. However, during intercourse the condom rolled up slightly for a second maybe an inch from... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...into the cut (the cut was healing but I don't believe a scab was formed, just very pink skin and cut binded together) by either touching that finger or by that finger touching my thumb and then that other cut finger touching the thumb. And it... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...idea the things that go through my head. If he has a little scratch or something on his arm....i won't touch anything that he touched because of it. I think that "ohh, maybe I can catch it from that". The other night, we ordered food....I... Read more »