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Nipple Biting Scared To Death

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human bite (HUMAN BITE 2010)

About 1 month I got bitten by my assitant and he is hiv positive, my finger only bled due to me pulling my hand and my skin tore on my finger he had no bleeding gums or sores in his mouth, I'm terrified, what is my risk.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pants (blue jeans) leaving them a little humid. Conridering movement later on or going to the bathroom, was I at any risk? I fear that maybe I exposed myself to Herpes or HIV. I'm trying to separate the fear from the remoarse (Im not used to... Read more »

nail biting

hi, can I get HIV when I bite my fingernails that has a lot of black dirt in it? I think the black... Read more »

Urgent: Dog bit my aunt after biting my AIDS worker

Dear Dr. Bob, hello, i have one dog bit my aunt. before he bit my aunt,he was biting my worker... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...seems that minorities get less health care for the same reasons as anyone else: low income, inconvenient health care offices, fear of being sick, and so on. Attitudes about health care and health care providers were much less important. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...trials. (See The Well Project info sheets on clinical trials ). Myths about HIV are very dangerous. They can cause you to be afraid of something that is not dangerous. And they can make you feel like something is not dangerous when it really... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
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Multiple Cat Bites

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...700. Cat got stuck on the back fence, it's barb wire. While trying to free the cat, she tore into my hand. I've got multiple bites, especially on my index finger, which is now swelled twice the size. Question. Does anyone know if this just... Read more »

Bite the Bullet

Posted by Nailbiting, 2 Replies
...so after the incident if it is something to do with HIV. I guess I need to bite the bullet and just get tested but man I am scared and part of me doesn't want to know but I need to for my wife and little girl. Any input on what you all think B Read more »

mosquito bites??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hiv+ person. We were in a small room and there was only one mosquito in there and it bit both of us within about 1 minute. I am scared, but I have to trust the scientists who say its impossible, right? Should I take a test anyways? Read more »

Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
...meet others who have to deal with this, I am learning slowly how to cope with all this... This posting is not about someones death, just the worry of my own death.... Read more »