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Fingering Risk With Cut Hiv

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Risk from cut finger?

I posed this question already and am hoping you considered it not a problem. Nonetheless I am pretty stressed and would really appreciate your thoughts. Last week I did something really dumb while on holiday here in Thailand. I had a small cut on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...two-and-a-half-day-old, well-healing cut, even if precum were "in the vicinity", but not in direct contact with the cut, OK? You have a greater risk of being gobbled up alive by a crazed Tasmanian devil in heat while shopping on Oxford Street in... Read more »

Healing cut a risk?

Hi there. I am rather worried about something that happened to me. I had protected sex with a guy... Read more »

Fingers, Cuts - Still Unclear

You've been very helpful in the past and I've been happy to support your great work with donations.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ventura County, Calif., HIV/AIDS Center at Risk of Being Affected by Proposed State Budget Cuts

... The Ventura County Rainbow Alliance, the county's only HIV/AIDS center, could be significantly affected by proposed funding cuts to state HIV/AIDS programs, the Ventura County Star reports. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) has proposed about... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Doctor Says "the Cut" Lowers Risk of HIV Infection

...penis, which are recognized targets for HIV. It strengthens the skin of the penis, making tears less likely, thus lowering the risk of HIV, other STDs, and some cancers. In Australia, circumcision has fallen out of favor, some parents even... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina Group Dispenses Goods to Cut AIDS Risk

...2002. "Not only are they the ones disproportionately affected, but they're also the hardest to reach," said Holly Baddour, executive director of CSHC, which employs three people and had a $76,000 budget last year. Many of Chatham County's new... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the handshaking took less than 2 seconds. i guess my question is what is my risk here? i have asked repeatedly on other forums and even the doctors forum over at a popular medical website. everyone... Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
...questions regarding HIV transmission - 1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting infected if she had HIV? 2.i went to use the... Read more »

French Kissing and more

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »