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Hiv Through Nail Cut Fingering

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I HATE THE INTERNET -- But I lover You're site -- Help me Please Dr. Bob - The ONLY ONE to trust! Part 2

Dear Dr. Bob, I don't want to search the internet for this answer, because after reading through your site I feel you are the only one I can trust.I was leaving work on Friday and I got Garbage Duty. Nice huh? for a lady. So I said nothing and took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and got fresh HIV-tainted blood on something; and that the blood then got into you and managed to find its way to the finger nail "that stings like crazy" is beyond remote! My advice is simple:1. Stop worrying!2. HIV testing is not warranted.3.... Read more »

Healing cut a risk?

Hi there. I am rather worried about something that happened to me. I had protected sex with a guy... Read more »

PEP after fingering with fresh and overcut nails

Dear Dr. Bob,It all began yesterday when I cut the nails of my fingers. I cut some of them really... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...(tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression ... Read more »
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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...low saturated fat like skim or 1percent milk, tub spreads, and low fat cheese and ice cream. When you arebuying meats, choose cuts called "loin" or "round" -- these are the leanest. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats ("good" fats) include... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...intestinal environment Drink lots of water Eat high-fiber foods (whole grain rice, bread, oats, vegetables and fresh fruits) Cut down on caffeine, fried foods, sugar, and animal fat See your health care provider on a regular basis Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...a person who weighs 200 pounds) lowered the rate of type 2 diabetes by nearly 60 percent. Study participants lost weight by cutting fat and calories in their diet and by exercising (mostly walking) at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week. ... Read more »
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risk?

Posted by mollyshurtmen, 2 Replies
...hi. today i got my n ails done at a nail salon and i noticed the lady that was doing my nails had fingers that were bleeding. the blood got on my skin and i'm unsure Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Rash on penis and feet and low fever. These symptoms occurred 8 weeks after exposure. I know that my chance of contracting HIV is low after reading through this forum. Could these symptoms be from any other STD's? Appreciate your input. Read more »

Fingering/heavy kissing

Posted by mrnoone, 1 Reply
...might put my self at risk. i have fingered a few girls is thier any way i can get any thing from that. like if i had a hang nail or a very small cut that i could not see or some thing is it possible i can get some thing from that? and heavy... Read more »

Fingering and Cuts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...girl that turned out to be HIV positive. I am bad on my cuticles and am always tearing/ripping at the skin around my fingernails as a bad habit. How fresh does a cut need to be for vaginal fluid to penetrate the bloodstream through? Are there... Read more »