Getting Hiv Through Open Cuts On Hands

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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 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV your mouth. If HIV-infected blood or sexual fluid gets inside your body, you can get infected. This can happen through an open sore or wound, during sexual activity, or if you share equipment to inject drugs. HIV can also be spread from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...However, a person who inserts his penis into an infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...much riskier. Use a mint instead of brushing your teeth before sex. Fisting, Handballing or Fingering Paper cuts and other openings in the skin can make your hands vulnerable to infection. Wearing latex gloves keeps you protected during... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no opencuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases... Read more »