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How Likely Is It To Get AIDS From Touching Blood

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Continued anxiety around minor blood contact in martial arts class "touching blood"

Hello dr Glenn. There was another incident in my martial arts class and i want your advice because it makes me very anxious. A co-student was kicking the heavy bag and immediately i started kicking the same bag but as i was finishing i noticed some...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'm sorry to hear that this situation has been causing you so much grief. We do our best to answer as many questions as we can here, our intention isn't to ignore anyone.It seems in fact we've answered your... Read more »

follow up for blood touched penis tip

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please please answer me,this is third time,risk from touching blood

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AIDS National Interfaith Network

AIDS and American Religion: An Issue of Blood

Matt: 9:20-21 "And behold a women, which was diseased with an issueof blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: Forshe said within herself, If I may but touch the hem of his garment, I shall bewhole." (King James) ... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Chronically Depressed Women With HIV Almost Twice as Likely as Others to Die From AIDS-Related Causes; Those With Mental-Health Services Had Half the Death Rate of Those Without

A study of 1,716 HIV-positive women who were given blood tests and interviews twice a year for seven years from 1994 through 2001 found that those who met research criteria for chronic depressive symptoms were 2.2 times as likely to die of... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives . . .

National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta was a great success! Over 1,000 people were tested in four metro locations, including street outreach at Five Points MARTA Station (151 tested); Lindbergh MARTA Station (167 tested); American Red Cross (211... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives -- Atlanta AIDS Education Organization "Positive PEACHES"

It is my pleasure to spotlight a wonderful organization called, Positive PEACHES, Inc. The mission of Positive PEACHES, Inc. is to reduce the number of cases of HIV/AIDS by implementing educational strategies for the prevention of HIV/AIDS, and to... Read more »
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My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

Call me morbid all you like......

Posted by Benders, 6 Replies
OK this is a touch morbid, but i was thinking today, is it better to die ( eventually )of 'the HIV' or die before, because think about it boys and girls even with medical advancements how long do we actually have (sorry i think i'm in my realist... Read more »

Vagina touched toilet

Posted by Lyndsay1, 3 Replies
i was out drunk and went to the toilet and went to sit down and my vagina touched the toilet seat. I'm terrified i might have caught hep c or hiv. Help. Ps i have high anxiety and ocd which doesn't help

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touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
These blood fears are sickening but here goes:

About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood on the floor. I accidentally got one of my fingers in it. I wiped it off on my pants as there was no water. I... Read more »