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Do People Get AIDS From Touching A Cut

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Molluscum

...irritation. Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Because the virus that causes molluscum is so common, 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 scratch the lesions or to cut them while shaving. Some health care providers think that using an...
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Eposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010)

I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been refrigerated at 4.c for 10 days. I was wearing two gloves and got very small cut on my thumb and later came to know that bood was HIV positive.What is your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...we're required to take I know certain things about the HIV virus and I know that it is very fragile outside of the body and that touching the blood is very low risk as long as their is no way for it to breach your own skin, but this sort of long... Read more »

vaginal touch with cut on finger

Hi Doctor BobI have asked you a couple of questions before from another e mail adress,, I know your answering the question doesnt depend on the donation, but i understand the importance of your work and have donated before as i will this time.My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No HIV testing is warranted.If indeed you 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
...shared some food with a person I had only know for a day. Secondly, thus may be a silly question, but can HIV be transmitted by touching a steering wheel (hands get sweaty) then touching your willy? Thanks a lot! Response from Dr. Frascino Hello,... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...without AIDS are infected with a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV), which can be spread in urine or saliva. Wash your hands after touching urine or saliva from a person with AIDS. This is especially important for someone who may be pregnant... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...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... Read more »
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 »
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HIV Is My Reality

...Ongina showed others that, as HIV-positive people, we can still live productive lives and accomplish our dreams. That day Ongina touched my heart and the heart of many others and has never stopped. In April of 2009 after her departure from ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Is the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Good for Black Americans? Part 3: Reducing HIV-Related Disparities

...risk . The plan explicitly states that new infections must be curtailed among MSM. What's the plan for other groups? "Women are touched upon, but there is not a specific section that speaks to Black women," says D├ízon Dixon Diallo, the founder... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at different times and had no cuts on my hand 4. Wrestled and afraid I got... 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 »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...disease. The following situations are quite typical of this type of OCD, and are seen as high risks for contracting AIDS: - Touching any red specks or spots anywhere, because they could be blood from an infected person - Being... Read more »

Paper cut guy spreads lies

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Condoms are in fact 99.99 percent effective in prevention HIV. Shame on paper cut guy for hism disinformation. Read more »