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Kids Cleaning Wounds Hiv Risk

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Cleaning Wounds No Gloves

I am a huge fan of your work and have sent donations in gladly a couple times. I hope you don't mind this simple query. I looked in the archives back to 2003 under non-sexual transmission and didn't find any postings related specifically...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Samaritan in Indonesia,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the incident you describe is nonexistent. You contracted nothing but good cosmic karma for helping someone in need.Be well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Risk of HIV transmission from a HIV+ person`s bleeding wound

First of all, thanks for what you`re doing. I`m sure anyone who needs to know anything about HIV,... Read more »

HIV from needlestick? but unsure if there was puncture wound. (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2009)

Hello Doctor. I live in the UK.I have a question which you may have answered before....but I want... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

HIV-positive men undergoing circumcision might be more likely to transmit the virus to their female partners if they have sex before the circumcision wounds have healed, according to preliminary results from a study being conducted in Uganda and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cleaning Vagina Linked to Increased HIV Risk, Study Finds

Data culled from 13 studies of 14,874 sub-Saharan African women, 791 of whom ended up HIV-positive, found that those cleaning, tightening or drying their vaginas using soap, cloth or paper were more at risk for contracting the virus, according to a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS, Drug Programs Should "Work Together," Sidibe Says in Opinion Piece

Access to clean needles, condoms and counseling allows injection drug users to "stop HIV, look after their health and lead productive lives," Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS , writes in a Bangkok Post opinion piece. "Thanks to many... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Arkansas School Official: Kids Kicked Out Because of HIV "Risk" to Others

The Disability Rights Center of Arkansas reported that the Pea Ridge School District has notified the foster parents of three school-aged siblings that the students could not attend school until the foster parents provided documentation that they... Read more »
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Risk of exposure from open wound and saliva

Posted by mantle198, 2 Replies
Hi I'm posting to get a better understanding of my risk exposure and gain some peace of mind, until I wait the 3 month period before I take the HIV test. Recently I had a one night stand with a sex worker, she gave me unprotected oral sex and... Read more »

Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

What's the definition of open wound for HIV

Posted by sweetangel, 1 Reply
What's the definition of open wound when it comes to HIV transmission. Does it have to be bleeding? Or how recent to be considered open?

I had sex with my HIV + partner yesterday, He came on my chest but little did I realize that that previous night... Read more »

Is this a risk to kids?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

My Best Friend was diagnosed with HIV last year and has had a really hard time dealing with it. He also has a girlfriend for over two years. He never told her about his diagnosis. I have tried to have a heart to heart talk with him, and he... Read more »