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Dried Blood Fresh Cut Concerns Of Hep

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Fresh cut means blood has not been completely dried?

When you said that "fresh cut"does it mean that the bloods have not been dried? If I have a dry hand with a little creak, does it consider as a cut? Thanks...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
What is at issue here is a way for HIV to gain access to your tissues and your bloodstream through the skin. If you have a crack in the skin that is completely dry, with the surface sealed off, then it is highly unlikely that you can contract HIV... Read more »

Genital fluids on fresh open cut from dried chapped hands

Dear Dr. Richard CorcovaRecently I've visited a strip club with a couple of friends and they... Read more »

How 'fresh' does a 'fresh cut' have to be?

Hi Dr. Bob,Well, I'll try to keep this brief. I was fisting this guy who has been positive... Read more »
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What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it u could see redness and light blood. the... Read more »

Contact with Dried Blood on School Desk

Posted by SkilledWorrier, 1 Reply
Hi. I'm a moderate worrier... having sudden acute concerns that result every so often.

At school a couple days ago, there was a decent amount (1-2 sq. in., or so) of dried blood on the desk next to me. And it's possible that blood on the table could... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

Precum on fresh scratch

Posted by radger, 1 Reply
Hi, I have asked this question elsewhere but was wondering if anyone else has anything to say about it. I am really really worried :-/

LONG STORY SHORT: Fresh precum from head directly onto fresh scratch between my anus and testicles. risk?

the Whole... Read more »