Hiv Through Cuts

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HIV transmission through cuts

Hi Doctor,Thanks very much for the good work you are doing on this planetI had small cut on my hand after that just two drops of blood came out, after two day I had a safe sex with one prostitute. I didn't "fingered" her. After the sex I had removed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent, even with your two-day-old small cut.Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( It is warmly Read more »

Dr. BOB! Help a Bio Student! Lotion, HIV, OPEN CUT?

Dr. Bob, So basically I'm trying to come to a rational decision so that I can get a whoo hoo from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Council OKs HIV Cuts

...The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's HIV prevention and treatment budget from federal, state, and city sources was cut from $214 million in fiscal year 2008 to $172 million for 2009. Department officials, however, said some of the state... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina Legislature Approves HIV/AIDS Services Cuts

...Thursday's deadline, legislators in South Carolina passed a $4.9 billion spending plan. Among other actions, the budget would cut $3 million from HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services. It also would allow Medicaid patients to receive as many... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Gov. Schwarzenegger's Plan to Reduce State Spending Includes Cuts to HIV/AIDS Services

...Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Tuesday sent state lawmakers a plan to reduce more than $5 billion in spending that includes cuts to HIV/AIDS services, the Los Angeles Times reports (Rothfeld/McGreevy, Los Angeles Times , 5/27). The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: HIV/AIDS Funding Cut Won't Limit Treatment

... Health officials say a $3 million cut to the 2009-10 budget of the state AIDS Drug Assistance Program should not affect the patients who count on it for their medicines. 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 »


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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 Read more »

Oral HI.V. transmission

Posted by Anonymous
...For one, myself and her do not have H.I.V. but i had a cut on my lip when i was giving her oral (eating her out), i know the risks of recieving H.I.V. are extremly low but i'm scared that Read more »