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Do People Get AIDS From Fisting

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Fist fight

I got into a fight with a person with an unknown Hiv/Hep C status. I suffered a small cut on my knuckle. Right after the fight I cleaned it with alcohol wipes then aprox 15 mins later I washed my hands with anti-bact soap. What is my risk? Please...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your cut was contaminated by blood from the other person, I would get follow-up testing just to be on the safe side.... Read more »

fisting risk

i am gay hiv negative male. I have had 3 sexual encounters with a hiv positive male. We used... Read more »

Fist fight

hi doctor, you see i got in a fight with this person and that person may have a had a possible drop... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: A House for People With AIDS Will Close at the End of the Month

A Wichita, Kan., house for people with AIDS will close at the end of the month, the victim of financial woes and the changing nature of the disease. "We were losing money hand over fist" because funding sources have dried up, said Joe Kelly,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

In a recent report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among disabled and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Disabled People in Botswana Largely Neglected in HIV/AIDS Efforts, Advocates Say

Disabled people in Botswana have been largely excluded from the country's HIV/AIDS efforts, disability advocates said at a recent two-day workshop, Botswana's Mmegi reports. According to speakers at the workshop, it is unfortunate that some... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People With Disabilities in Botswana Call for Greater Involvement in Country's HIV/AIDS Efforts

The Botswana Federation of the Disabled recently held a seminar to commemorate the country's "Youth Against HIV/AIDS" month, focusing on the role of disabled young people in efforts to curb the spread of HIV, Botswana's Sunday Standard reports.... Read more »
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veterans vs. newbies...let the fists fly.....

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
I have been reading a lot of posts back and forth where the veterans bash the newbies and then somebody tries to throw in a neutral post to the effect that the veterans really have all the info.
But--here's a thought--HIV has changed quite a bit... Read more »

Worried about HIV from fist fight and braces

Posted by worriedboy4321
Hi,
Last year on march a bunch of gangsters or hooligans attacked me and a few friends.
One of them punched me at the side of my face.My braces gave me a cut inside my mouth,at the cheek area.The cut was quite deep and it extended to the corner of my... Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »