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

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fingering a woman with a small cut on finger

i am a little concerned with the chance of getting hiv from fingering a woman of unknown status with a small cut that was about a day old on my finger. i have been informed that my chances are low is this correct. the other problem is i naturally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Have you overreacted? Most likely yes. I'm also concerned that physicians are prescribing PEP simply because someone "thinks the worst," rather than actually evaluating true risk and weighing the risk-benefit ratio of taking a... Read more »

cut finger - need 2 know chances of getting hiv

I had little cut on finger which was not bleeding but i could see it was wet from white blood or... Read more »

chances of getting hiv or any std??

I inserted finger in vagaina nd it was wet but she had no orgasms after 5 minutes i had washed my... Read more »
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cut my finger in veding machine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have a question regarding transmission. I am pretty sure that this would be low risk but it has been bothering me. Yesterday I stuck my hand in a vending machine to retreive the soda I purchased, while grabbing the soda, I scratched my finger... Read more »

small cut could get HIV?

Posted by ririn, 1 Reply
Hi... i was having a small cut yesterday.. this morning my friend was having nosebleeding and i helped her wipe the blood with tissue paper. If there is chance that my friend is HIV positive, and if my small cut happened to be in contact with the... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies
Hi,

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

Thx Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »