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Hiv Through Cuts

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HIV from cutting foot on needles and broken glass beach?

About 2-3 months ago I cut my foot quite badly on some glass at the beach, at first I did not worry and cleaned it up however walking back to the area where I cut my foot I noticed many open and used needles...since then I have had unexplained...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HIGetting HIV this way is very rare! HIV dies once it is outside of the body and is unable to infect anyone. However there other bacterias and virus's that you may be able to pick up. I would recommend you see your health care provider to... Read more »

Risk from a person infected with HIV having cut wound took blood sample

A technician was having a wound coved by band aid and he took my blood in a laboratory. I am now... Read more »

Can I get Hiv from Cut on my hands

I want to say I had sex in the begin of last month and when we were done I removed the condom then... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Urged to Backfill HIV Cut

San Francisco officials are being urged to backfill millions of dollars in federal funding cuts to HIV and AIDS services. Due to planned reductions in the city's share of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act funding, the city will... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jobs for Preventing HIV Get Cut Throughout Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH) is cutting 26 HIV prevention positions statewide after losing federal funding for their salaries. A revised CDC strategy introduced last year targets HIV prevention resources toward areas where needs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Council OKs HIV Cuts

On June 29, the New York City Council voted 49-1 to pass a $59.1 billion budget for fiscal 2009 that included tighter funding for HIV services, while city STD funding increased slightly. "We are happy that we were able to at least make a partial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Record 34 Million Living With HIV as Treatment Cuts Deaths: UN

About half of those eligible for HIV treatment are now receiving it, UNAIDS reported Monday. In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of people in treatment jumped 20 percent between 2009 and 2010 -- the world's most dramatic increase in access. Treatment... Read more »
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Hiv from a cut (handshake)

Posted by randallcunn12, 1 Reply
The other day I was having a yard sale. While I was showing a lady and item our hands touched. When I looked at her finger I noticed she had a band aid on . Assuming there was blood on the band aid or if it moved and exposed her cut would there be a... Read more »

hiv from minor cuts ?

Posted by CheerstarO8, 1 Reply
About the 21 of July I had sex with my fwb I had shaved my crotch that morning and had minor cuts that healed rather quickly. Well he came on me and some got on those cuts. I felt a slight burn for a couple minutes but it went away and I showered... Read more »

small cut could get HIV?

Posted by ririn, 1 Reply
Hi... i was having a small cut yesterday.. this morning my friend was having nosebleeding and i helped her wipe the blood with tissue paper. If there is chance that my friend is HIV positive, and if my small cut happened to be in contact with the... Read more »