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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Cut On Hand

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"immediate hand to cut/sore/wound transmission, possible?"

I had sex with this GRO girl, i paid for. I was using condom during the entire sex. Then after i cum inside her, with the condom on,i fingered her and i immediately pulled out my penis and immediately removed the condom off. And immediately...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,While contact being immediate is important, it also needs to be direct. This most certainly didn't happen in your situation. Therefore, if you had any "risk" it's negligible.The reason that... Read more »

transmission through cut on hand...

Hey, I was recently at a party, and a friend of mine (unknown HIV status) opened a bottle of wine.... Read more »

Shaking hands with positive man with cut on nose.

Hey,I'm being REALLY paranoid but I just need to settle my anxiety. Yesterday I shook hands... Read more »
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FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO PEOPLE,

I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact).

I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... Read more »

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 »

martial arts with cut: another possible OCD scene?

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
Today I was grappling with some friends and there was a minor cut on my foot, nothin serious. During the course of the matches I noticed the guys had cuts and nicks on them as well.

Am I at risk for HIV if their blood happened to get it in me or is... Read more »