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How Likely Is It To Get AIDS From Cut On Hand

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Assaulted on Halloween, Bitten, Cuts on Hands

Last Saturday evening I was assaulted at Halloween party. In the course of defending myself I managed to bloody the nose of the assailant, and may have caused him to bleed elsewhere. At one point he was on top of me but I had a hold of him keeping...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You were biten at a Halloween party? Hmm. Was the other dude dressed as a vampire? (Dracula? Bill from HBO's True Blood? Edward form the Twilight series?)PEP is not warranted for this type of potential exposure. I would recommend you... Read more »

can you get aids from touching sweat with small nondeep cuts on your hands???

can you gets aids from an infected person by touching their sweat with small nondeep cuts on hands??... Read more »

transmission through cut on hand...

Hey, I was recently at a party, and a friend of mine (unknown HIV status) opened a bottle of wine.... Read more »
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What Budget Cuts Look Like: A World AIDS Week Visit to Urgent Care

For our World AIDS Day 2011 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- regular contributors and those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog.... Read more »
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Bush's FY 2006 Budget Proposal Likely to Freeze, Cut Some International Development Programs, Aid Groups Say

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Ohio: AIDS Activists to Fight Expected Program Funding Cuts

A projected $5 billion state budget gap and cuts in federal social service spending are threatening Ohio's inner-city AIDS counseling, testing, and education programs. In a memo last month, the state Department of Health asked the division heading... Read more »
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I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
Hi guys, I am very concern, because of my symptoms, that I may have HIV.
My recent exposure was went to the massage parlor and had a hand job and a massage with a massage oil. Then next day, I had felt the urge of urination and went to a doc and got... Read more »

Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... Read more »

What's it gonna be like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »

fingering-four day old cut on my finger

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was fingering a lady and had four day old cut on my finger. What was the risk for HIV?

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