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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Touching Broken Skin

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Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get
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Trying again 4th time, Will give a donation!

Hi ( I am from scandinavia so my english might not be all that good).I will try to make my questions short and precise:A guy who I think has HIV came and talked with me, we stood in the door opening.He had some blood stain after scratching open a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried in Scandinavia,Your HIV risk is not "close to zero;" it is zero!"I am frequent handwasher." I certainly don't find that surprising. I would guess you Read more »

STI from auto fellatio, please help, really worried (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010) (AUTOFELLATIO, 2010)

I am a 17 year old boy and have never have sex (including oral). I performed auto fellatio a few times, never for longer than 30 seconds, i do get mouth ulcers but am pritty sure i didnt have a mouth ulcer during the times of auto fellatio. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suck enthusiastically. Just don't use your teeth or traumatize Rod's rod to the point of physical damage (black and blue marks, broken skin, etc.).Aside from that, you shouldn't worry about sucking so hard that you might turn your boyfriend... Read more »

disease from sucking own penis ?

Hi, could you get any disease, STD, HIV or other diseases from sucking your own penis; i am a virgin, never had any sex, only lots of masturbation and more recently auto-fellatio; before and after i do it i always wash thoroughly with soap.Other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suck enthusiastically. Just don't use your teeth or traumatize Rod's rod to the point of physical damage (black and blue marks, broken skin, etc.).Aside from that, you shouldn't worry about sucking so hard that you might turn your boyfriend... Read more »

Can I get HIV from boob sex?

Recently, I had boob sex with someone who I am not dating exclusively, but who I have been seeing for a few dates. We're both in our early 20s. I'm a female, by the way. I let him have boob sex with me, which entails him ejaculating on my chest. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with Planned Parenthood: The HIV risk from a tit-o-ssage (boob sex) is nonexistent. Dr. Bob Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...your buttocks or thighs. Occasionally, these sores may appear on other parts of your body where the virus has entered through broken skin. Sores also can appear inside the vagina and on the cervix (opening to the womb) in women, or in the urinary... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
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Please Advise!

Posted by MelB, 1 Reply
...arm, my exposed arm touched his pinkie, which had blood mixed with water on it, it was literally just a drop, now I have no broken skin there, but I do have a mosquito bite close to it and an ingrown hair, do you think I have any reason to be... Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...http://www.pplm.org/Facts/hsc_fac/hiv.html WHAT IT IS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HOW IT IS Read more »

No penetration = no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on my back, too and ejaculate oozed down between my butt cheeks and down my leg. Sorry to be so graphic but am I at risk for HIV infection? He doesn't know his status. Read more »

Fingering with broken skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of getting hiv from fingering the vagina and anus if you have broken skin on your finger? Read more »