How Rare Is It To Get Hiv Transmitted Through Open Cuts

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Dr. BOB! Help a Bio Student! Lotion, HIV, OPEN CUT?

Dr. Bob, So basically I'm trying to come to a rational decision so that I can get a whoo hoo from you for not freaking out and not thinking through whole situations. So, my roommate has just found out that he is HIV+. I didn't even know what to say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey College Friend,Relax Max. You're fine. Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent. Tell your roommate about this site. There is information here that he may well find very helpful. Read more »

VERY VERY WORRIED!! Priest with large open cut gave communion.

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for your time and for providing all the valuable information to some very... Read more »

massage on a re-opened cut/scratch/pimp

Buonasera dottoreI'm from Florence. I went to a chinese massage place in London where I was for... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cut-Price HIV Drugs Drive May Spur Patents Clash

...second-line AIDS drugs a priority. However, UNITAID's plans could upset Western pharmaceutical interests that hold the drugs' patents. As a drug-purchasing vehicle, UNITAID is supported by countries including France, Brazil, Chile, Norway and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...However, a person who inserts his penis into an infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...jobs) and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no opencuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...to enter the penis, especially if it has contact with HIV-infected blood or vaginal fluids for a long time or if it has any open sores. Some men think that they can't transmit HIV if they pull their penis out before they reach orgasm. This isn't... Read more »
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