If I Have A Small Closed Cut On My Finger Is There A Chance Of Getting Hiv

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HIV risk of faecal matter in a finger abrasion

Sorry Doctor, I made a mistake when I sent this before, so resending. Sorry if this is gross but I have to ask your advice: I was at a gay sex club last night and I started briefly fingering a guy in chaps who may well have been HIV+. Although I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. (See below.) By the way, if you "let your fingers do the walking" into someone's back door, did your really think they'd come out smelling like lilacs?Dr. Bobhiv... Read more »

donated 20 dollars need ur opinion

doctor ,Thanks for your efforts , I donated 20 dollars today and continue to do so in my coming... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed closely by semen, followed by vaginal fluids. These are the three basic fluids that infect adults with HIV. The risk... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...conditions associated with lipodystrophy have beenlinked with heart disease and strokes in HIV+ people, so make sure you aremonitored closely. Other factors also contribute to the risk of heart attacksand strokes, including high blood pressure.... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...transmitting HIV to their unborn babies. Women who take PIs during pregnancy should have their glucose levels monitored very closely. Some HIV+ people experience lipodystrophy. Lipodystrophy includes a number of health problems including high... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions HIV treatment studies (clinical trials) have traditionally included very small numbers of women.As a result, most information on the effectiveness and safety of HIV drugscomes from research... Read more »
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Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...on the skin. I don't recall any fever and haven't had any other suspicious rashes. I have been monitoring my girlfriend very closely to - she has had sporadic night sweats (over 2 weeks - always on head, back and chest), mild dry cough (4 weeks... Read more »

Needle Stories

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...is not exactly rampant in these small communities, nor could it have been coincidental that the placement of the needles so closely matched the incidents described in the Internet warnings. In fact, the cases in Pulaski were reported less than a... Read more »

Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
...symptoms. Friday night we went to a stip club. My buddies bought me lap dance after lap dance. Many of the girls there got extremely close, sucking on my neck, nipples, ears, chest, stomach and letting me do the same to them. One of them grabbed... Read more »

HIV positive oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi there, Basically I feel a little down right now cause a close friend of mine (ex gf) is being tested for HIV and I feel bad for her because she is so worried. She had unprotected sex with Read more »
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