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Hvi Risk Bleeding Cut On The Body And Massage

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...gonorrhea through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe...
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Hep C risk

Please doctor I desperately need advice. I am worried after I got blood on my hands in my highschool. All of the players were 14-18 years old and included both males and females. This was in an inner city NYC high school. I got blood on my fingers....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...you but you can certainly talk to your doctor about this "exposure" if you think that you had an open cut that was actively bleeding at the same time as the blood exposure. A simple blood test will reassure you and it is so simple to do. Read more »

massage, scratch, hiv risk - 40 dollar donation will be made

Doctor,Please help me. The other day I went for a massage. THe massage was "sensual" although no sex (hand job, oral or intercourse of an kind occured). When I went I was getting massaged, I noticed several scratchs on the side of my leg. THey were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. Your rub-a-dub-dub at the "naughty" place did not put you at risk for HIV acquisition. I see no cause for worry or HIV testing.Be well. Happy Holidays!Dr. Bob Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk. I don't even like the idea of letting him perform oral on me.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The CDC statistical estimate of risk provides information about relative risk rather than actual risk applicable to a specific encounter. Unprotected... Read more »

Massage and hand relief risk

Dear Dr BobIve looked threw the archives under "can you have safer sex" but i cant understand how a massage and mutual masturbation has been classed as low risk? Shouldnt it be no risk? Especially a massage ?The last 4 months ive been going to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...adequate exposure of an open wound to tainted blood. The activities you describe are completely safe and carry essentially no risk for HIV transmission. Testing is not warranted. If you don't believe me or remain worried despite my reassurances,... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

...cause megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are large and pale (see Fact Sheet 121 ). Damage to bone marrow or kidneys. Blood loss from internal bleeding or a woman's menstrual cycle. Destruction of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia). ... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the handshaking took less than 2 seconds. i guess my question is what is my risk here? i have asked repeatedly on other forums and even the doctors forum over at a popular medical website. everyone... Read more »

Re: In need of some advice!

Posted by maiden, 1 Reply
...talking to one of my ex-boyfriends regarding issues and out of a sudden, he told me of his incident. He told me that he was at a massage parlour. After the massage, the girl masturbated for him. During that process, he could feel pain as she... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

Was I at risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello I have a question pertaining to a certain situation I put myself into. The other day I went to a massage parlor and before I went I did some trimming down in my genital area, I accidently cut myself a little on my scrotum at the base Read more »