How Deep Must A Cut Be For Hiv

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...cuts, sores, or infections in themouth. Find alternatives Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort period of time. Taking Care of Yourself Any type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of...
Ask the Experts

cuts:how deep is your love

if i touch a woman's vagina and i have a healing cut that is no longer bleeding but still slightly painful am i likely to get aids?(i used a towel jus in case)
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It all depends on whether the woman has HIV, if the cut is still open and how much virus is there. Using a towel afterward isn't going to help. Read more »


I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2 Antibody Test. After six months from the possible exposure I have conducted a HIV 1&2 Antibody & p24 Antigen Compo Test. The Test Result is:-Index Value ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ago. It was with a guy from whom I don't know his hiv status, and we had: - oral sex (both ways) with a latex sensitive condom -deep kissing (and our bodies rubbed to each other, I had a 'healing pimple' in my abdomen but we were still wearing a... Read more »

Please reply... Donation is on it's way.

Hi DocFirst of all let me tell you that I really appreciate and respect you a lot. I am an Indian and would request you to visit India and the spiritual places here Youll love them. I will be sending a donation of Rs 500 by this weekend. Please dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...questions, your fears are unwarranted.1.Wounds, depending on severity, take various amounts of time to heal. Without examining your "deepcut," I really cannot give you a specific timeframe for healing. However, from what you describe, your wound... 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. I've looked over your archives and it still seems the issue of HIV transmission through paper cuts, cutting fingernails too close, bleeding cuticles,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...related to HIV transmission risk. Think about it. There are paper cuts and then there are paper cuts. The severity, freshness, depth and location vary immensely. The same applies for cuticles, close cropped fingernails, etc., etc., etc. How can I... Read more »
Project Inform

Protecting People With HIV in the California Budget

...more state general fund from the programs with his veto of the Legislature's proposal. By August, the state was reeling from deepcuts to HIV services, Medi-Cal and other important programs that people with HIV depend on to stay healthy. In... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: HIV/AIDS Services Survive Governor's Cut

...about $1.4 billion in unmet needs. And other social service programs, including substance-abuse prevention agencies, experienced deep funding cuts. "The governor's decision ensures that HIV prevention and care services for people living with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...the type of kissing. There is no risk from closed-mouth kissing. There are extremely rare cases of HIV being transmitted via deep "French" kissing but in each case, infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. ... Read more »
Housing Works

Housing Works Responds to NYC DOH Report on Annual HIV Incidence With Demand to Restore AIDS Funding Cuts

...the seriousness of the New York's HIV/AIDS epidemic, both New York City and New York State have persisted in making shockingly deepcuts to AIDS programs in the last three months. "New York legislators including Mayor Bloomberg, Council Speaker... Read more »
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