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Getting Scratched Scared I Have HIV

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Scratch- HIV scare

Good day Dr. Shannon, recently, we had our bar hopping activity, while on the dance floor, someone grabbed me forcefully..after that day, i noticed that i have a scratch on my right arm, it was not so deep and it began to heal..I gone panicking with...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot get HIV from this type of exposure.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... Read more »

Nail scratching ((HIV infection)) (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2011)

Hi Dr. Robert,I had sex with a lady that I don't know. I used a cndom, but my concern that she... Read more »
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HIV from Scratch

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
To Whom it May Concern:
Here is my dilemma. A couple of months ago I visited a "titty bar" and received three lap dances. During one of the dances I felt the dancer scratch my neck with her fingernail. Throughout the remainder of our session... Read more »

For the worried well about Bird scratches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is impossible to become infected with The HIV Virus from Birds.

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Terrified from a scratch!!! Please Help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know this is probably a stupid question, but I am freaking out. I was desperate for money and was dancing at a club. Strictly table/lap dances. Nothing kinky or ilegal. A customer came in his pants. Yucky! Anyway, my knee came in contact... Read more »

Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
I am a male who recently had sex with an ex gf. We had been broken up for 8 years.
I used a condom which didn't break and we did not engage in oral sex either way.
My question is, I shaved my chest and just below my belly button but above my pubic... Read more »