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Do People Get HIV From Cut On Hand

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What's my HIV risk...cut on hand....

A few days ago I was on vacation. I was retrieving my luggage from the people at the hotel that hold your luggage. When he got my bag for me and I gave him a tip his thumb touched my thumb. Now my hands were really dry at this point and after he...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is simply no risk for HIV from this situation. You <b>can't</b> get HIV from casual situations. This can't be repeated enough.For HIV to transmit there needs to be HIV positive body fluid coming... Read more »

Hepatitis c and hiv transmition through cuts on hands

Hi, I couldnt find an answer on the databse so I figured I would ask you. Is it likely that I cold... Read more »

can you get aids from touching sweat with small nondeep cuts on your hands???

can you gets aids from an infected person by touching their sweat with small nondeep cuts on hands??... Read more »
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Florida: Health District Cuts $400,000 Grant that Helped HIV Sufferers Stay on Medications, Navigate Insurance System

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey's Helping Hands: "Angel" Assists People with AIDS

For people who believe angels exist on earth, Carol Bamesberger may well qualify as one. The 59-year-old Randolph, N.J., resident is the director of the Angel Connection, a non-profit organization she founded ten years ago to provide food, clothing,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York State "Safety Net" for People Living With HIV/AIDS "Being Dismantled" by Funding Cuts, Opinion Piece Says

Although statistics that indicate declining new HIV infections among heterosexuals and injection drug users "are testament to aggressive prevention programs," the "trends also show an increase in infections" among men who have sex with men,... Read more »
Housing Works

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

With the release of disturbing new statistics about the annual incidence of HIV infections in New York City, Housing Works is reiterating its demand that New York State and City government restore millions in cuts to programs that prevent the spread... Read more »
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Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... 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 with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
hi there. first i must say I have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt... Read more »