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Hiv Infection And Open Cuts

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HIV infection from open cut

Please help me with this apprehension.I asked someone (I suspect with HIV) outside a pub for a cigarette. He took it out from his pack using his fingers holding the filter and gave me. I lit it immediately and smoked the cigarette. Later I realized...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HIThis is not a way for HIV transmission to occur. If indeed there happened to be blood on the cigarette, HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body and is unable to infect. There would have to be a significant amount of blood on the... Read more »

infected by licking an open bleeding cut

If I'm HIV+ an I had a small cut that was bleeding an my son licked it is he at risk.... Read more »

Precum got on open cut - broken/infected nail

Hello. I have yet another anxiety ridden post about a possible transmission. I was giving a hand... Read more »
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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 »

Open cut on Penis (Non bleeding)

Posted by jds, 1 Reply

1 week back I had protected sex with a sex worker less than 2 min. A day later I experience small pain on my pennies next day it developed as small cuts in the pennies tip of the foreskin. I was worried whether condom covers this portion when I... Read more »

Infected Blood to Cut on finger!!!

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY
I am working in a Departmental store with the petrol station.
There a lady customer came in asking for BAND AID for her open would profously bleeding. and i being and customer service manager. went out to help her and tried to put BAND AID with bare... 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 »