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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...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

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 »

Blood exposure to cracked hands

Hi,My husband just had someone try to mug him in Mexico but he turned around and punched the guy... Read more »

Thank you note from Crack Medical Doc following Oral Exposure withj Betadine Infused Cracked Foreskin

Dear Bob, You are a star that has shone very brightly in my life...I thank you ever so much for... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Crack and Cocaine

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug. The powdered hydrochloride salt form of cocaine can be snorted or dissolved in water and then injected. Crack is the street name given to the form of cocaine that has been processed to make a rock... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Tories Accuse Ontario Government of Acting Like Big Brother With Ottawa Crack Pipe Program

Opposition members of Ontario's Legislative Assembly say the Liberal government is "acting like Big Brother" by approving funds for a crack cocaine pipe program in Ottawa, where officials are on record as opposing it. In the outreach, kits are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comparison of the Social and Sexual Networks of Crack-Using and Non-Crack-Using African-American Men Who Have Sex With Men

While crack cocaine's role in accelerating the HIV epidemic among heterosexual populations has been well-documented, the authors noted that "little is known about crack use as an HIV risk factor among African-American men who have sex with men (AA... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Cathy Olufs

Through much of her youth, Cathy Olufs felt indestructible. In spite of risky sex and years of crack cocaine use, Cathy thought she wasn't at risk for HIV. "Like a lot of other women, I thought that I wasn't at risk because I was heterosexual. I... Read more »
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Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »

Unfortunate Sexual exposure/ injection exposure

Posted by joe62, 2 Replies
Hi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »

Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Last week I went to a concert and there a guy busted his head open. I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed... Read more »

A Gay Boy's Dreams of "Crack Hors"

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
At 4am me and William woke and started a wonderful conversation about us. It was very powerful and I wont go into any detail. But when I went back to sleep for this one hour, I dreamed of "Crack Hor's"..

Dreams mean something.....

It all began... Read more »