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Hiv Transmission Through Fresh Cut

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How 'fresh' does a 'fresh cut' have to be?

Hi Dr. Bob,Well, I'll try to keep this brief. I was fisting this guy who has been positive since 1990 w/o a glove. I never got my hand in all the way but at one point when I removed it there was blood on my hand. It wasn't a lot of blood,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Flipping Out,1. As a general rule, if blood isn't coming out of a "fresh" cut, then HIV or other blood-borne pathogens shouldn't be able to get in. This does not apply to mucous membranes, which can actually absorb HIV. 2.... Read more »

Risk of HIV in fresh cut

Hi! I am a medical student.3 months ago i examine a patient for RBS.at that time my index finger... Read more »

Fresh cut in Peep show booth

About a week ago, a few friends and I got VERY drunk and entered a "nude peep show."... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Longer, Stronger HIV Drug Regimen for Breastfeeding Women Cuts Mother-to-Child Transmission Rate, Study Finds

"HIV infection rates among babies are significantly cut when mothers are given prolonged ARV treatment during breastfeeding," according to findings released at the International AIDS Society conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syringe Design Change Could Cut HIV Transmission

To prevent HIV and other blood-borne infections, syringes should never be shared. However, many injecting drug users ignore this warning, thus significantly contributing to the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases. In a recently released... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drug Treatments, Scientific Advances Fuel Hope for HIV Control as AIDS 2012 Conference Draws Near

"A cure for AIDS remains a distant prospect but a host of drug treatments and other advances have fueled fresh hope that new [HIV] infections may someday be halted for good," Agence France-Presse reports. "Strategies for ending the 30-year AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southern Africa: AIDS Scientists Call for Month of Sex Abstinence -- Campaign "Could Cut New Transmissions by 45 Percent"

A month-long period of sexual abstinence could be a viable cultural approach to stopping new HIV infections, two epidemiologists suggest. During that month, new HIV transmissions could be cut by up to 45 percent in countries such as Swaziland, South... Read more »
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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 u could see redness and light blood. the... Read more »

Fresh out of the box...

Posted by renevatio, 2 Replies
Hello all.

I was diagnosed on July 20, with confirmation on the 22nd via WB.


I was headed to Hawaii the following morning of my test. So you can imagine the plane ride over. Ugh. The good news was that I got to kinda put off some of the pain in a... Read more »

HIV Transmission questions

Posted by gentinthesouth, 4 Replies
Hello, I am really scared! Can anyone tell me if i can get HIV these ways?

1st of all No one has ever cummed in my mouth or anus and no one has ever bled in my mouth or anus,

1. Being a top in anal sex using a condom?
2. Getting sucked by someone not... Read more »