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Do People Get HIV From Cut On Hand

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less
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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
...on your front porch to scare the bejesus out of young trick-or-treaters, but your neighbors might frown on that. There is no personal or public health risk from an HIV/AIDS perspective. However, if you really do plan to dig this dude up, that... 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
...the time the medications were recommended. I can't specifically answer this question, because side effects are different from person to person and also the range of potential side effects differs depending on which antiretroviral medications are... Read more »

My test result is waiting for me but..

Hey Doctor Bob, Timmy here. Don't know if you got my earlier message, computer crashed right after I click submit. Got a bad day today. Boss said I have to go. 3 months is a long time eh? What's even worse? How about that my test (hiv) result is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Timmy,Sure, I'll take that bet! In fact, I'm so sure you'll lose (happily) that I'll tell my foundation that the funds are as good as in the bank!Good luck! (Even though, in reality, you don't even need it!)Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and Herpes II

Dr. Mark,I was tested positive for Herpes I and II antibodies after a high risk encounter 5 months ago, and my HIV test result was negative at 4 months. However I didn't have any symptoms of Herpes II at all, no sores in penis and no pain during...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...viruses could indicate past infection and have nothing to do with current events. There is no cross reaction between herpes and HIV antibody tests. Read more »
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Housing Works

Housing Works Responds to NYC DOH Report on Annual HIV Incidence With Demand to Restore AIDS Funding Cuts

...New York City residents were infected with HIV in 2006, an overwhelming majority of whom were men who have sex with men and people of color. The new HIV incidence means that 72 out of every 100,000 New Yorkers are living with HIV/AIDS, a figure... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...is a serious disease caused by common bacteria. Tetanus infection can occur in any cut in the skin. It cannot be passed from person to person. Injecting drug users have a higher risk of a tetanus infection. Diphtheria is another bacterial... Read more »
Housing Works

Budget Details Come In: Cuts for New Yorkers With AIDS

...supportive housing. The problem is that the two types of case managers serve different purposes. While HASA managers link people to government benefits -- like Medicaid and rental assistance -- those hired by community-based agencies provides... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Read more »
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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 »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches. now i believe the girl did it on purpose to infect max no of people. im scared now. at the time of kiss i dont remember tasing blood. today i rechecked myself by biting my lips with... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...part of me feels like although i am sorry for his sickness i should not have to feel uncomfortable at work.. i am very paraniod person and it's not fair to me.. please help ,anyone who has any info/advice... I don't want to quit because I think... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HELLO PEOPLE, I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact). I cut my finger Read more »