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Does Washing Hands Prevent HIV Transmission

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did not wash hands after disposing the condoms

Dear Doctor, I had sex with a prostitute few weeks ago, unfortunately, i did not wash my hands after disposing the condoms, what are the chances of contracting HIV?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Fingering and washing penis...HIV transmission

Dear Dr. Bob,I am amazed at the care you provide in answering questions even to hiv positive... Read more »

Washing hands

is an effective way to kill HIV? If someone has bleeding abrasions could soap containing... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preventing Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel

As of December 2004, occupational exposure to HIV has resulted in 57 documented cases of HIV seroconversion among healthcare personnel (HCP) in the United States. To prevent transmission of HIV to healthcare personnel in the workplace, the Centers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Occupational HIV Transmission and Prevention Among Health Care Workers

Through December 2001, there were 57 documented cases of occupational HIV transmission to health care workers in the United States, and only one reported case has been confirmed since 2001. Occupational transmission of HIV is reported in the ... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Essential Elements of Standard Precautions in the Correctional Setting

Hand washing Hands should be washed after touching any body fluids, after removing gloves, and between patient contacts. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) PPE should be readily accessible in all patient care areas, housing units,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
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Washing problem

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

After a vaginal intercourse - the condom was OK , I removed the condom with one hand and toilet paper
A few minutes after, I had a shower and washed my hand first and then my penis with weak water flow and soap. Did I have any risk of inflection... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,

Hope someone can enlighten me on this encounter I had.

I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet on 21 Apr 99, he was 'sort of' stroking his private parts when I went in.

I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease... Read more »

hand job by prostitute

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you get hiv from a hand job by a prostitute???
Worried.

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shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either.

What's my risk? Read more »