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Hiv Positive Blood On Day Old Scratch

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Scratch on Scratch (Unusual, Very Specific Situation)

Hi there,I was playing fighting only with the fingers, hands tied to a friend, who is HIV positive.We held our hands tight, rubbing one another, moving the fingers, trying to immobilize them, for one minute, or a little more.Some time later I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIThis is not a risk. The scratches are small and there would need to be a significant amount of blood present. Also reduces the risk is that he knows his status and is most likely in care and on treatment which should mean that he has an... 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 »

superficial scratch with a staple from an hiv positive patient folder

Hello,I don't know if I am overreacting or if i should be concern. Today at work while i was... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Why Do We Tolerate People Who Are HIV Positive and Spreading the Disease?

"We have all these programs and HIV prevention people are scratching their heads saying, 'How can we help people with HIV?' When it is all said and done it's up to the community to say, 'we just don't want HIV to spread.'" So says Thomas J. Coates,... Read more »
TheBody.com

Day One With HIV: "I Had Never Actually Met Anyone Who Was Positive"

Erin Gingrich March 16, 2010. I remember it so vividly. I was in an in-patient drug treatment facility, 21 days sober and angry at everyone. When I got the news that my HIV test was confirmed positive, I thought I was receiving my death... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: Ditching Your Once-a-Day Regimen; Dating While Positive; Rectal STIs; and More

HIV News & Views, Aug. 8, 2013 - TheBody.com August 8, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Patrick Ingram: Help, I'm HIV Positive... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID Trial of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Enrolling HIV-Positive Adults

HIV-infected adults currently are being recruited to participate in a clinical trial of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine. The study, sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health, will... Read more »
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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 of contracting HIV.

On that day, while she was massaging... Read more »

Chances of 40 day negative test turning positive

Posted by Athlete23, 1 Reply
Hi , I took an HIV test after 40 days of exposure I tested negative which I believe is 3rd generation ELISA from Quest Diagnostics. Now I did have protected sex vaginal and anal but when I was having vaginal sex I became soft and had some precum in... Read more »

HIV from Scratch

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
To Whom it May Concern:
Here is my dilemma. A couple of months ago I visited a "titty bar" and received three lap dances. During one of the dances I felt the dancer scratch my neck with her fingernail. Throughout the remainder of our session... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »