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Is It Possible To Get HIV 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.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
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 »

DONATION!!! Possibility of HIV infection from someone else's paper cut? PLEASE HELP! Losing sleep

I was with a gay male aquaintance [status unknown]when he realized he had a bleeding paper cut. He... 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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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 »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
hi there. first i must say I have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt... Read more »