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Hiv And Skin Cuts

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Heavy Bleed of suspected HIV patient on skin with cut

hi I am Varun, an Indian, two weeks back there was an accident happened just infront of my house, in which a bike rider was collided with a big truck. he got injured on his head and was bleeding heavily. I took him to the hospital and he was died on...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

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I am not qualified to answer medical or transmission questions. My specialty is benefits and workplace issues. When in doubt, get tested.... Read more »

Cut client's ear and blood touched my skin

I am a hairdresser. I nicked my client's ear with the clippers and it started bleeding. Some... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

An HIV expert is advising Australian government and health officials to inform parents about male circumcision's protective effects against HIV and other STDs. Dr. Alex Wodak points to data from Africa showing that circumcision helps reduce... Read more »
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Another Study Finds That Microbicides Cut Women's Herpes Risk

Last summer, the HIV/AIDS community received some amazing news: A 2010 clinical trial found that microbicides -- vaginal gel spiked with antiretrovirals -- cut HIV transmission during sex by 39 percent. But researchers also found that microbicides... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Record 34 Million Living With HIV as Treatment Cuts Deaths: UN

About half of those eligible for HIV treatment are now receiving it, UNAIDS reported Monday. In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of people in treatment jumped 20 percent between 2009 and 2010 -- the world's most dramatic increase in access. Treatment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India Sees Cut in New HIV Cases but Battle Not Over

While new HIV infections there have declined in recent years, disease-related stigma in socially conservative India remains widespread, hampering prevention efforts and causing unnecessary suffering. "I was working as a cook and doing well for... Read more »
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Hiv from a cut (handshake)

Posted by randallcunn12, 1 Reply
The other day I was having a yard sale. While I was showing a lady and item our hands touched. When I looked at her finger I noticed she had a band aid on . Assuming there was blood on the band aid or if it moved and exposed her cut would there be a... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

Who is paper cut guy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well cant one get HIV from microscopic holes in the skin. Paper cut guy is a paranoid loser

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