Drop Of Hiv Blood On Day Old Cut

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HIV transmission through cuts

Hi Doctor,Thanks very much for the good work you are doing on this planetI had small cut on my hand after that just two drops of blood came out, after two day I had a safe sex with one prostitute. I didn't "fingered" her. After the sex I had removed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent, even with your two-day-old small cut.Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Read more »

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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...till february but stopped 5th of may). I used to stck my hand in my back undr my shirt n scratch pimples like 200-800 times a day (no exaggerating). what would b the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use... Read more »

cut and blood ?

Posted by aggdog91, 1 Reply
...my bf got a got a cut from a door he can not tell if its his blood or not or if he even got a cut he does not know what to do is there anything to do about this Read more »

Could I have been at risk?

Posted by BillyC, 4 Replies
...is that in December I got an infected cut which got pretty serious and was prescribed heavy antibiotics for a week. Within 3 days i developed many strange side effects (or atleast i think they are side effects) from the antibiotics and to this... Read more »

Taking tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...transmission can take place other ways. When they say blood-to-blood contact, what does that mean? I am asking because the other day, a drop of reddish color was on the outside of my mouth right by my lip and I don't know how it got there. I... Read more »