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Is Cut On Hand Safe

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HIV through money when i have cut on hand

Hi Im a cashier that regularly handles money, coins and notes. I had a small cut on the palm of my hand while i was at work and i was wondering what are the chances of contracting HIV from the money that I was handling. There was not noticeable...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV is not transmitted through casual contact and what you are describing is just that, casual contact. There would have to be a significant amount of blood on the money and put there as the guest handed you the money. HIV begins to die once it is... Read more »

Can I get infected by cutting my hand by a paper in a hospital?

Hello Dear ExpertI am really stressful, so I hope you can help me. Today I went to a surgery... Read more »

Hand job with a cut

Hi Doctor,Last week I met a man and proceeded to give him a hand job. He ejaculated on my fingers.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Cutting Through AIDS Myth -- Black Barbershops Doing Part to Educate About Disease

At In the Cut barbershop, 1325 E. Livingston Ave. in Columbus, barbers and customers cracked jokes during a recent discussion about safe sex. But the laughter quickly faded once Preston F. Mitchell II of the Tobias Project told them more than half... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: State's AIDS Drug Program Largely Safe From Cuts

California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) should be mostly spared from $12.4 billion in state budget cuts proposed to help plug a $19.1 billion deficit, advocates say. However, utilization controls proposed for Medi-Cal remain a concern. ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: How Safe Is Safe?

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H. Q: I am in a relationship with an HIV-positive man with an undetectable viral load. I am negative. We refrain from oral and anal sex. Last night while masturbating some of his semen got on my hand and I had an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Superheroes Will Hand Out Condoms Along With Safe Kits During Vancouver Olympics

Condoms will be included in "safe kits" handed out to Vancouver visitors when the 2010 Olympic Games begin next month. Volunteers dressed as "Captain Condom" and other superheroes will distribute kits that also include lubricants, lip balm, other... Read more »
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Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... Read more »

am i infected? cut on frenulum after removing condom

Posted by spread
I had protected sex with a local sex worker.
After i had a protected sex, using condom, i removed the condom using my bare hands. The condom was wet with vaginal fluids, and i touch it making my fingers wet with vaginal fluids. Immediately After... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches.... Read more »

Hiv from a cut (handshake)

Posted by randallcunn12, 1 Reply
The other day I was having a yard sale. While I was showing a lady and item our hands touched. When I looked at her finger I noticed she had a band aid on . Assuming there was blood on the band aid or if it moved and exposed her cut would there be a... Read more »