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Does A Wound Have To Be Open To Transmit Hiv

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HIV Survival, Fluids On Open Wound!!

Dear Robert,My name is Daniel, and I live in France. I have a question concerning the risk of HIV.I've had a sexual encouter with a another man. As far as I'm concerned it was safe, but due to overwhelming info. and cases concerning HIV I'm not sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tu penses que je parle franais comme une vache espagnole.OK, I'll respond in English.1.Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV... Read more »

Will HIV transmit trough water or animals?

hello doc.im now currently working in a fish spa where fishes are used to nibble away all your dead... Read more »

Different type of question

Hi Dr Bob,I visit your site a lot and read the different questions and learn from that. I I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...However, a person who inserts his penis into an infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...in your mouth. If HIV-infected blood or sexual fluid gets inside your body, you can get infected. This can happen through an open sore or wound, during sexual activity, or if you share equipment to inject drugs. HIV can also be spread from a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...jobs) and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...the California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center. At the same time, it is essential that patient-provider communication be open and frank in order to ensure the best possible care. Says Lisa Capaldini, MD, "Don't make any assumptions. Ask. Just... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
...the risk if that sliver of blood i just described was someone else's hiv + blood, fresh and got on my wounds when they were open? 2. what if the wounds were open and they came into contact with a drop of blood a cm wide and long? 3.what about 4?... Read more »

HIV in K-Y liquid?

Posted by finnakirk, 1 Reply
...the hiv virus, can the virus survive in that liquid environment, and thus be transmitted if applied to one's genitalia or an open wound? Read more »

OCD myself to death

Posted by 9514, 1 Reply
...was recently in alcohol detox with ten other guys and had a open bleeding wound 1 inch by to 2 inches on inside right forearm. did not let any body touch open wound but put open wound on Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions shall we take. I dont want us to use... Read more »