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Dried, Cracked Hands And Hiv Exposure

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dried, cracked hands & hiv exposure

i am a very frequent handwasher, as a result of this I have very dry, cracked hands despite using lotion. The other day at work (a hospital) I looked down & saw an area on my hand that had broken open and had a small amount of blood present. I had...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
Wow, does it take energy to worry about this kind of exposure! Please take some of that energy and use it to read from several sources--including this website--about how HIV is and is not transmitted. You will not acquire HIV from an environmental... Read more »

HIV Exposure through work!

Doc:I'm in law enforcement and I got into a physical confrontation at work with a subject while... Read more »

Immediate HIV Exposure Question (LISTERINE, 2010)

I was in a gloryhole situation at an adult bookstore. We exchanged unprotected oral, which I... Read more »
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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York to Force Quicker HIV Tests of Sex-Crime Suspects

...Wright, Putnam County district attorney. With the HIV test results in hand, a survivor could decide sooner whether to undergo post-exposure HIV prophylaxis to potentially prevent infection. Under current state law, an alleged assailant cannot be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman... Read more »
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Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »

HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, I had an unprotected sexual experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well as a single unprotected anal insertion [i received]- no sex, as in no continous... Read more »

is it hiv exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...having some very little vaginal fluids on fingers while putting the condom can be hiv exposure? Read more »