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Kids And Cuts Hiv Risk

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Please help me as I have received many different responses. Some forums say no risk and some others say there is a small risk. It is my 8 year old daughter so to me small risk = great risk. I haven't slept in many nights so I will try to make sense....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Count me in with the "no risk" group!Dr. Bob Read more »


Dear Dr Robert,How are you.Went swimming with my 2 year old daughter and while swimming in the baby... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Longer, Stronger HIV Drug Regimen for Breastfeeding Women Cuts Mother-to-Child Transmission Rate, Study Finds Reuters, "Key findings from the study showed that a stronger drug cocktail administered over a longer period reduced the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission compared with the current WHO-recommended short-course ARV regimen." Tim Farley,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Cutting Through AIDS Myth -- Black Barbershops Doing Part to Educate About Disease and say, 'Hey, we need condoms,'" he said. Bobby LaVette, co-manager of First Impressions barbershop, said, "We talk to kids in a way so they are more receptive," he said. "That makes them listen, hearing something they never heard." Back... Read more »
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scared. PLEASE answer

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply at lunch, i got some corn nuts out of the vending machine and ate them from my palm. what would be the risk if: 1. hiv + blood was on the corn packet, got on my hand then on the corn nuts, and in my mouth? 2. what would would be Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the handshaking took less than 2 seconds. i guess my question is what is my risk here? i have asked repeatedly on other forums and even the doctors forum over at a popular medical website. everyone... Read more »

Is this a risk to kids?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...because I know she is on birth control. The thing I am worried about is she is also a home day care provider for six little kids out of her house, so she does not practice all that universal precautions stuff and probally would never think twice... Read more »


Posted by chickie1977, 2 Replies
...chance, even if it may be a slight one, that she could be infected. She has severe exema and almost always has open sores or cuts on her body from her skin being very dry and irritated. I'm afraid that this will give her a greater chance of... Read more »