Hiv From Handshake With Small Cut

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Question #1: Can HIV be passed by kissing someone who has given oral sex to a third person?Question #2: Kissing and licking a small cut or scrape?Question #3: Protected Sex with a woman

Question #1: In a threesome with a couple, I kissed a guy who had just finished giving oral sex to his boyfriend for a couple of minutes. Although, the third guy was no where near cumming, he may have had some pre-cum. I have no idea. I also have no...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...chance for HIV transmission to occur, realistically, the chances of infection (under the circumstances mentioned) were very small. In none of these cases was there KNOWN direct contact with infectious body fluids. Theoretically, just about... Read more »

can you get aids from touching sweat with small nondeep cuts on your hands???

can you gets aids from an infected person by touching their sweat with small nondeep cuts on hands?? Read more »

Anal sex and small cut

I had unprotected anal sex with someone. I was the top. After sex I noticed a small cut on my... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York City Restores HIV/AIDS Cut

...possible for this program," said Marc LaVorgna, a spokesperson for Bloomberg. "The remaining cut, $400,000, is frankly extremely small considering the size of the cuts we're being forced to make across city government." Last month, the mayor... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina Legislature Approves HIV/AIDS Services Cuts

... Just minutes ahead of Thursday's deadline, legislators in South Carolina passed a $4.9 billion spending plan. Among other actions, the budget Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

California Budget Cuts & Consequences for People With HIV

...noting that our new Governor is tasked with digging out of the largest financial deficit in the history of our state. That's no small task. We acknowledge these are difficult times for California and the entire nation, and that the road ahead... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: HIV/AIDS Services Survive Governor's Cut

...crises. Quinn's plan notes that the budget does not include funds to pay down $3.9 billion that the state owes, much of it to small nonprofits like HIV/AIDS service providers. Back to other news for August 2009 Search the Newsroom archive... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt think too much of it at... Read more »

Cuts and leisions

Posted by chelseaman42, 1 Reply
...Half of the intercourse was protected but the condom was discarded halfway through. A few hours after intercourse I noticed a small bruise on my foreskin and using a magnifying glass I also noticed a small red area in the middle of the bruise. I... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does it take longer for minor cuts and wounds to heal if you are hiv +. I am a little worried that I was exposed to hiv and than 2 weeks after I noticed I was bruising Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HELLO PEOPLE, I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact). I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding... Read more »