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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Touching A Cut

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Spitting on penis and touching penis after touching vagina Risks HIV ?

Hi, I went to a stripper (on 22nd June)and she gave me a hand job and I fingered her. I didn't had any intercourse with her. What I'm afraid of is, she spitted on my penis for lubrication. It's dark and I didn't observed if her...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Saliva is not one of the fluids that contains HIV and even if there was a small amount of blood in her spit, there would not be a way for it to infect you by just landing on your penis. Fingering is considered a low-risk for HIV. I am... Read more »

HIV from touching blood with open cuts?

Hi I am a worrier with OCD I just wanted someone with knowledge to answer my questionsBasically... Read more »

"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... Read more »
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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 »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

About the guy touching his condom....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(also known as the paper cutter).

I think I am the only person who can relate to this guy, and I really think he does have to worry about disease. Unfortunately, he's worrying about the wrong one. The disease that he has is one I also suffer... Read more »