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How Deep Must A Cut Be For Hiv

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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 »

Transmission through deep cut

HiI hope you can help. Due to my battles with severe anxiety this has been troubling me for some... Read more »

How do I know if a cut is a "deep or fresh" wound?

Several weeks ago I engaged in sexual intercourse with woman of unknown HIV-status. I used a condom... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocacy, Commitment, Investment Needed to Continue HIV/AIDS Response

Some members of Congress "are advocating deep cuts to funding for domestic programs such as [the Ryan White CARE Act] and international programs such as the Global Fund [to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria] and PEPFAR," but "[w]hat these critics... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: AIDS Funding Cuts Denounced at Capitol Rally

More than 100 people gathered at the south steps of the Texas Capitol Saturday for the Rally for Our Lives to express frustration over the deep budget cuts facing Central Texas AIDS agencies. Many held aloft placards decrying the Texas Department of... Read more »
Housing Works

Action Alert: Tell Congress NO on Cuts to Medicaid!

Action Alert: Tell Congress NO on Cuts to Medicaid!"> Medicaid could be a target for deep cuts when the "super committee" begins meeting this week. The "super committee" is the group of Congressional members charged with reducing the federal... Read more »
HIV i-Base and Treatment Action Group

HIV i-Base/Treatment Action Group 2012 Pipeline Report Reveals Deep Gaps Between Scientific Promise and Program Delivery

Washington, D.C. -- On the eve of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., a new report by HIV i-Base (U.K.) and Treatment Action Group (TAG) (U.S.) reveals the deepening gulf between new scientific advances that make it possible... Read more »
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FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO PEOPLE,

I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact).

I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches.... Read more »

DEEP KISS??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I met a lovely guy and went out on a date. Things happen so quick that he kissed me. The kiss was so deep and nice that I prayed to GOD that he doesnt have any cuts or myself. I have not yet told him of my HIV status neither is he. I really I'm... Read more »