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Hiv Transmission Wounds

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Hepatitis/HIV Exposure? Blood to Fresh Wound?

Hello and thank you!! I recently had a rapid hiv (finger prick) test performed at a local clinic. The healthcare worker wiped my finger with an alcohol-soaked cotten ball and then used a lancet to prick my finger. The worker placed the cotten...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not have any concerns about this sequence of events as you described. Read more »

Fingering a female of HIV+ with small wound on hand

3 weeks ago I went for a massage and got a handjob from a lady there with a happen ending. at the... Read more »

HIV Risk associated with treating wounded local nationals

Dr. Bob, I have to admit Im a bit upset you didnt answer my previous question. Was it because of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

...undergoing circumcision might be more likely to transmit the virus to their female partners if they have sex before the circumcision wounds have healed, according to preliminary results from a study being conducted in Uganda and presented on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person?... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...The risk increases when rape involves anal penetration, force, and/or multiple attackers. Some forced sexual acts involving wounds can place a victim at very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...mouth. If HIV-infected blood or sexual fluid gets inside your body, you can get infected. This can happen through an open sore or wound, during sexual activity, or if you share equipment to inject drugs. HIV can also be spread from a mother to... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
...of blood the length of this l and half as wide as this o; now what concerns me is that 16 hours after this, i scratched the wound and it only bled a little red dot and pretty much nothing else and that blood on my finger may have come from like a... Read more »

saliva and old wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hey i need someones opinion...If an Hiv+ persons saliva get in contact with 20hours old superficial skin wound, is there a risk? Read more »

wound doesn't know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...After having sex (worn condom) , I discovered some minor wound outside the condom covered area , it is caused by rubbing during sex. Maybe it is very common but not all people would observe Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and Read more »