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HIV risk from blood draw during a test "Hiv non sexual transmission"

Hello,I know that my question seems a little bit, or more, unreasonable, but I kindly ask for an answer to ease my mind.6 weeks ago I went for a routinely blood work. The results from my tests were ok, but since I never saw the lab tech open a new...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Believe it or not, you're not the first person to bring up this question. However, rest assured that there is <b>no risk</b> from the situation that you've described. Only professionals who have been... Read more »

HIV Transmission (Non-Sexual Risks)

I recently had a blood test at a medical lab. Just before removing the needle, the technician retrieved a dropped vial from the floor but did not change or clean his latex gloves before folding the gauze to cover my wound. I did not see any...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo need to be concerned! HIV dies once it is outside of the body. Yes not the best clean technique by the technician in not changing gloves after picking something up off the floor but again no risk of HIV transmission through this.Be well and... Read more »

HIV Risk from Non-sexual Massage

I had a massage session in the DC area with a professional therapist. It was an Aromatherapy session at my hotel from a certified therapist. Nothing improper, massaging shoulders, arms, legs, back and very light rub to the chest. Never came close to...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No, there is no risk for HIV transmission from the activities you describe. If you haven't tested in a few years and have been sexually active I would suggest testing, but not because of the circumstances you describe. Take care,LHW... Read more »

HIV transmission (non-sexual contact)

My 5 year old son tried to put his hand in a "Sharps" disposal container at pharmacy. I do not believe he touched any of the needles inside which were the retractable type but he defintely touched the plstic on the entrance to the...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is no risk from the situation you're talking about. None. It's very important to remember: <b>HIV is not really an easy virus to get<b>. If it were easy then everyone would have it (which they... Read more »
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Hiv from unsanitary lotion in non sexual massage

Posted by jackieole, 2 Replies
Hello. Can you catch Hiv from a non sexual massage. I went into a fairly nice spa and had a half hour massage. I noticed the lady (who was very nice) was using a jar of cream.. not a pumop bottle. I have had anxiety issues in the past and i noticed... Read more »

Am I at risk of hiv or std *DELETED*

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Non Risk Exposure Gave Me Symptoms After 10 Days?

Posted by WorriedWell, 2 Replies
HI GUYS!!!
WORRIED AGAIN..IF SOME ONE CAN TELL ME .. WITH MY RISK EXPOSURE OF KISSING A FEMALE OF UNKNOWN STATUS and PUTTING A BADAID on an open wound of a female of unknown status.. IS RISKY????IF I had only couple of 1/2 inch cracks due to dryness... Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me.

Anyway, my question is about... Read more »