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 »

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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

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HIV Transmission

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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

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