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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Shaking Hands

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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 with my girlfriend's housemate, who has HIV. I noticed that I had a cut on my nose and there was a small amount of blood on my hand. His hands...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Have you considered that maybe the blood on your hand was your own blood, and was from the cut on your nose? Either way, I would not be concerned. You are correct in your statement, that you would basically have to rub open, seeping wounds... Read more »

Masturbate after shaking hand with HIV person.

Mr. God I know you very busy and have a lot of thing to be done. But every word you reply us will... Read more »

Unusual hand shake

I recently shook hands with an hiv positive man. He had dry/peeling hands. Is there a risk of... Read more »
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Who should replace this lady? Julie Gerberding's tenure as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director is over on Inauguration Day . AIDS advocates are hoping that her departure will mark the end of a politically charged era of the CDC... Read more »
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Louisiana: HIV, Hepatitis C Often Go Hand in Hand, Experts Say

New Orleans and Baton Rouge are among the 10 US cities that have the highest HIV rates, according to recent surveillance reports. In 2006, 7 percent of Louisiana residents with hepatitis C virus were co-infected with HIV. However, actual... Read more »
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Houston, Texas: AIDS Housing Group Gives Helping Hand

Derek Schell, 41, has lived for two months at AIDS Housing Coalition Houston's West Heights Shelter. Because he is HIV-positive, Schell fell on hard times. He was unable to work and subsequently was kicked out of his home by his landlord. It was... Read more »
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Shaking the Status Quo: 2012 HIV/AIDS Conference Research Highlights

It is virtually impossible to point to a single piece of research or conference presentation as the seminal study in a particular subfield this year, so we won't attempt to pass such a judgment. Instead, we take you on a guided tour through... Read more »
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shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either.

What's my risk? Read more »

Just took the test & shaking!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just took my first HIV test ever. I have had unprotected sex several times but I have had no sex for the past 4months.

I wanted to make sure I waited the correct amount of time so that I can start my new sex life, free of HIV thoughts and... Read more »

newly infected could possibly have aids

Posted by johnjsteinbeck, 1 Reply
i was recently infected but belive i am an extremely fast progressor. after sero my immune system was basically nil. and it has slowly gotten better.

However i now have early symptomatic signs of hiv. I have recurrent bouts of angular cheiltis,... Read more »

Hold my hand (Dating possibilities)

Posted by Theshadow, 1 Reply
I'm 24 black, male, educated fit and good looking living in the general New York City area. Have always dreamt of having a nice wife with kids and hopefully that becomes a reality. Been thinking about dating recently so if you love God more than... Read more »