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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 and her finger nail which was almost a half mile long and hit me in the face. It was too far back on my face for me to see much. It stung a little...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk.As for the G8, well let's just say they all seem a bit uptight. Perhaps your massage gal could loosen them up a bit?Dr. BobFinger nail Oct 30, 2008 Short and simple. Can you get HIV from someone scratching you with their finger nail? I was... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Infection throgh scratches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...massaging my face, the phone rang and she was distracted. As a result of this distraction, she scratched forcefully (with her finger nails) onto the back of my neck/nape. It was very painful indeed and I asked to have the whole session stopped. ... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Rash on penis and feet and low fever. These symptoms occurred 8 weeks after exposure. I know that my chance of contracting HIV is low after reading through this forum. Could these symptoms be from any other STD's? Appreciate your input. Read more »

possible eye exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...know if there is risk in the following situation which I experienced a few months ago. I have a fear to blood and contracting HIV for the last couple of years, just for your info. A few months a go, on a warm day I went on a boat trip, about 1... Read more »

Last time, before test!!

Posted by CJ64, 3 Replies
...hands and arms off/on only at night. Tops of my feet are really dry skin and derm of the scalp. Have had spots inside my mouth. Finger nails have changed colors. Also, folliculitous all over, scalp, chest arm. Lasts only a day or so. I just can't... Read more »