Hiv Wounds That Will Not Heal
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HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study SaysHIV-positive men 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... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiThis type of exposure carries an extremely low risk. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid from prolonged period of time. This carries the same risk with a hand shake.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGenerally HIV+ persons heal pretty well in my experience. Finger infections can be slow healing even in the general population if there is lots of swelling which can make it difficult even for properly chosen (based on culture and exam... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineWound healing is generally good in HIV + persons. Scores of my patients have had various types of surgery and have generally done OK. I have seen an occasional post-op infection or complication that often mirrors those seen in the general community.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAre slow healing cuts a sign of initial infection? I've had a bunch of other symptoms and some small cuts that I've gotten have seem to take weeks to heal whereas before they would only require a couple days????
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Posted by sweetangel, 1 ReplyWhat's the definition of open wound when it comes to HIV transmission. Does it have to be bleeding? Or how recent to be considered open?
I had sex with my HIV + partner yesterday, He came on my chest but little did I realize that that previous night... Read more »
Posted by neibet, 1 ReplyWhat is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »
Posted by Firetech, 2 Replies3 1/2 weeks ago I went to a massage parlor for a hand job. The oriental girl masturbating me was crawling all over me. I fingered her vaginal opening which was drenched. I had a week old punture wound on the end of my finger. Scared as hell I... Read more »
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