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Getting Hiv Through Open Cuts On Hands

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Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... Read more »

open cut on index finger on a drunk night

Posted by curiousmann, 2 Replies
Hi folks,
With my all respect I want to get your opinion on my story, I will try to keep it short promise. I had an open cut on my index finger when i woke up, so i will assume it was there at the beginning of story. I was drunk 20days ago, and... Read more »

semen/precum in open scratch or cut

Posted by Lomo, 1 Reply
Is getting some semen/precum in an open scratch or cut a risk? I have had a lot of frottage where another man's unprotected penis head is rubbing in between my buttocks and I have a few scratches there. I even felt a burning sensation once. Please... Read more »

Open cut Vs. Vaginal Fluids

Posted by luisferreira, 1 Reply
Hi,

Some weeks ago and few hours before having protected sex
with a sex worker, I did shave my scrotum and had a one small bleeding cut
Is it possible to get infected from her vagina fluids if they did reach my cut, which I am sure it did happen? What... Read more »

Open cut on Penis (Non bleeding)

Posted by jds, 1 Reply

1 week back I had protected sex with a sex worker less than 2 min. A day later I experience small pain on my pennies next day it developed as small cuts in the pennies tip of the foreskin. I was worried whether condom covers this portion when I... Read more »
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Genital fluids on fresh open cut from dried chapped hands

Dear Dr. Richard CorcovaRecently I've visited a strip club with a couple of friends and they offered my a Lap dance.I was fully clothed and I've recieved a nude Lap Dance from a stripper, who rubbed her vagina all over my penis, and also...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:No on either account. In health,Richard... Read more »

hep c contracted from open cut?

I am a police officer and 2 months ago was putting someone under arrest who is hep c positive and hiv unknown. while he was resisting arrest he held onto a fence and cut his hand and wrist area. i had to put the cuffs on him and cut my finger and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
First of all, I think that whenever you are exposed to significant blood, you should have follow-up to protect yourself due to the kind of work you do. I am glad you are following up with this.With that said, I fully expect you to be negative for... Read more »

VERY VERY WORRIED!! Priest with large open cut gave communion.

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for your time and for providing all the valuable information to some very worried an anxious people, including myself. I have read the forum on food and not getting infected, but most has to do with cooking food or blood in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Well #?Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. I'm curious; what makes you suspicious that the priest was HIV infected? I mean, aside from all the reports of priests' sexual misconduct and coverup. Oh, come to think of it,... Read more »

hand job and cut

I gave a hand job to a stranger I just met, I had a cuton my ring finger with a knife a day before and the the cut still hurt when I pressed against it, the semen actually spilled on my fingers but not directly on the cut finger , it spilled on the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk is INCREDIBLY low. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal... Read more »
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D.C. HIV/AIDS Organization Charged With Taking Federal Money and Opening Exotic Dancing Club

Washington, D.C., Attorney General Irvin Nathan has accused Miracle Hands Inc. of spending nearly $330,000 in federal tax dollars on an exotic dance club, instead of using the money for what it was intended for -- a job training center for people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Project Open Hand Marks 25 Years

A quarter-century after retired grandmother Ruth Brinker launched it to help feed people living with AIDS, Project Open Hand will mark its 25th anniversary with events at its facilities in San Francisco and Oakland. The agency was the first of its... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

5 Ways Adults Can Help Young People Avoid Getting HIV/AIDS

No one can turn back the hands of time, but with the benefit of hindsight, we often wish that we had made different choices or had had information to help us make a better decision. Cory and Jah were diagnosed with HIV at about age 16. Now 25, they... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Open Hand Plans to Expand

Atlanta-based Open Hand announced recently it has exceeded a $4.2 million capital expansion campaign goal, allowing the agency to nearly double its capacity to deliver meals. The nonprofit serves low-income senior citizens, and people with HIV/AIDS,... Read more »