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Hiv Can You Get It From A Scratch

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nail scratched (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2009)

Dear Doc I am helping PLHA in one of small organization in our country. last week I got nail scratched by HIV + person on my left arm accidentally and that person on meds since 7 years ago.I got two small cut and I washed my arm and I put Septadine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission. See below.Thank you for your compassionate efforts to begin a "donation circle" at work for the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. What a marvelous idea! I've always found that whatever I give to help others in desperate need is... Read more »

Repeat Customer -- Repeat Donations - I only trust you, (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2009)

Dear Dr Frascino, I as at a Networking Function and a woman went to touch my face and I pulled back... Read more »
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CNN Tackles HIV and (GASP!) Just About Succeeds

...it -- inaccurate media coverage really irks me . But as I prepared to watch Cooper's special, " Hope Survives: 30 Years of AIDS ," which aired on Jan. 14, I told myself, "Kellee, get over it. It's your job to have an open mind." So I did. And... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...systems can develop molluscum lesions that spread, last a long time, and are very difficult to treat. About 20% of people with AIDS will develop molluscum. Molluscum is not a serious health problem. However, many people find the molluscum... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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HIV from Scratch

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and I guess could have been abrated, but not bleeding. I have had a delayed fear reaction and am terrified that I could be HIV infected. I am married with three kids. I won't to forget about this. I'm going to wait a few more weeks and then... Read more »

Infection throgh scratches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, Hope someone can advise. I've always been served by this HIV positive beautician for about 2 years and have not feared for my life before. BUT since 11 Oct 1999, I've been living in fear Read more »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...next day the "scratch" is now scabbing over. since it wasnt scabbed over while i was fingering her would it be possible for hiv to enter through the scratch? or is it only possible for deep wounds on fingers? Read more »

Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
...pubic region and around the pubic area (still had pubic hair above penis) about 10-12 hours before the encounter. If she was HIV+ what risks are there? Also, after sex, I used a damp soapy washcloth to clean around my pubic area before removing... Read more »