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Hepatitis Through A Closed Cut

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30min open but non bleeding cut in close to finger nail..

Hello Doctor,I have a question and would really appreciate it if you can answer it...knowing that your quite busy answering many other important questions.I had an open but NON bleeding finger nail cut 30-60 min before i was fingering a girl. which...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:There is no evidence to support transmission of HIV through finger contact with genitals. It is possible that other sexually transmitted infections could be transmitted through finger contact, but it is unlikely. As for Hepatitis, I would... Read more »

my window for vaccination is closing,please help asap

Greatings.First i have to say that you are realy great.Here is my problem.I reacently heard that... Read more »

Hepatitis c and hiv transmition through cuts on hands

Hi, I couldnt find an answer on the databse so I figured I would ask you. Is it likely that I cold... Read more »
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My dad got cut by a razor at the barber

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I might sound a little paranoid now, but I am pretty worried. My dad went to get a hair cut recently and the barber was using a razor and accidently cut my dad. I am afraid that the barber used the same razor on a lot other people. Is it possible... Read more »

Cut Question

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
A couple of days ago a girl that I just started seeing were fooling around after the bar. I noticed that when I was "playing" with her, a spot of one of my fingers would burn. I didn't think anything of it until afterwards when I noticed a small cut... 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 »

small cut and infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am curious on the likelyhood of transmission. I had masturbated another guy, and he had precummed, he did not fully ejaculate. It was brief. Anyways I had bit my nails a couple hours before this, and later that night I noticed some minor... Read more »