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Do People Catch HIV From Touching Blood

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transmission of hiv through touching the infected needle and subsequently drawing blood from other person

Dr Bob, Please answer my question I am in great anexity. I have sucked the nipple of a prostitute and went of rapid test after 03 week and 07 week. But at the time of my second test the person was drawing blood had some casual approach. He had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. That includes both the nipple-sucking and blood-drawing incidents! Thank you for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly Read more »

I have OCD and my HIV fear is getting bad

So I go through about 2-3 panic attacks every day about possible HIV exposure. The most recent one... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS ....Ambush

Why does the scientific community REFUSE from investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS?THE... Read more »
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blood donation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The nurse was touching with her finger, no gloves, the hole on my arm from which I donated blood, during a blood donation session. The hole was still Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...might come in contact with it being that I live in the same house with my brother and he is infected. I don't want to be that person who pushes him away because of this terrible disease. I want to be able to hug my brother and not be thinking... Read more »

Blood Donation - Should I? Can I?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Since my last test (where I tested negative) the only "sex" I have had was having a man "grind" himself against by butt and some touching with his hand near my vagina. The rest was just feeling and kissing. Can I donate blood tomorrow and not... Read more »

Not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...accidently touched some dried blood stains on the ground. I have a cut on my thumb. What if the blood belonged to a HIV postive person? Can I catch HIV this way? What if the HIV gets onto the skin of my hands and I proceed to touvh table tops,... Read more »