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If Bodily Fluid Hits Just Your Skin Are You At Risk Of Std's?

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bed sheet with bodily fluids

I had a cut on my skin (blood came out) while having sex with a prostitue due to her toe nail,which i realised later , the bed sheet on the bed possibly could contain some body fluids which could have been infected because it was damp , is it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Striperella's toenails stabbed you to the point of bleeding? Wow, does she use those claws for climbing trees and fending off predatory beasts when she's not hooking? I'm also wondering about the last line of your question... Read more »

Isn't urine a bodily fluid?

Most of the literature I've found says that urine doesn't transmit HIV. Some say it has... Read more »

Could Aids be transmitted through if bodily fluid makes contact with skin with rash ?

The condom only covers the shaft of the penis, so what if fluid were to get onto the base of the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Bodily Fluids Bill

In a 35-5 vote, lawmakers in Nebraska this week gave first-round approval to a bill creating specific criminal penalties for anyone who strikes a peace office -- including jail personnel, probation officers, and others -- with a bodily fluid. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mandatory HIV Testing Should Be Instituted for Public Health, Safety Officials Exposed to Bodily Fluids, Commentary Says

HIV testing should be mandatory in Massachusetts when public health or safety officials are exposed to a person's bodily fluids, Elissa Ely, a psychiatrist in the state, said on Monday in a commentary on NPR's "All Things Considered " (Ely, "All... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS (Part One)

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

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Low risk? what STD am I facing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After 3 weeks from a possible exposure, I have had two instances of clear, pus-like discharge from my penis while I was asleep. The first time would have been about 18 days from the exposure and the second at 24 days. On the first occasion, I just... Read more »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is contracting Hep B similar to contracting HIV? I got semen on unbroken skin. I'm wondering if I'm at risk for Hep B. I tried asking my question on the Hep forum but got no response from the Doc. Thanks

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STD

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Just a general question here, hope someone can help. If a person were to have a history of STDs, yet used a condom during sex, are they at risk for contracting HIV? Thanks any any replies.

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