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Hiv Transmission Through A Paper Cut

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paper cut and hiv

i was changing iv tubing today, it came unhooked and some blood mixed with heparin came out on to my hands. i have a few paper cuts, what are my chances of hiv
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Plaese direct your HIV related questions to the HIV forum. As a general rule, as an employee, you should see the employee health service for any blood Read more »

DONATION!!! Possibility of HIV infection from someone else's paper cut? PLEASE HELP! Losing sleep

I was with a gay male aquaintance [status unknown]when he realized he had a bleeding paper cut. He... Read more »

Fingers, Cuts - Still Unclear

You've been very helpful in the past and I've been happy to support your great work with donations.... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...condom breaking. If you're not going to use condoms, try to reduce the friction by using a lot of lube to help prevent small cuts or tears in the vagina, rectum, or penis. Silicone-based lube will last longer than water-based lube. Because... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...stuck with needles containing HIV-infected blood or, less frequently, when infected blood comes in contact with a worker's open cut or is splashed into a worker's eyes or inside their nose. There has been only one instance of patients being... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases when... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

What do you think of these risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...at all Comparing the above 4 scenarios, where would you put digital virginal/anal penetration, where the finger has 1 paper cut, which was afew hours old, but was not bleeding and there was no pain felt at the time of the cut or during the time... Read more »

What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it Read more »

Paper cut guy spreads lies

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Condoms are in fact 99.99 percent effective in prevention HIV. Shame on paper cut guy for hism disinformation. Read more »