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Non Sexual Transmission Fresh Cut No Blood

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Fresh cut means blood has not been completely dried?

When you said that "fresh cut"does it mean that the bloods have not been dried? If I have a dry hand with a little creak, does it consider as a cut? Thanks
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...What is at issue here is a way for HIV to gain access to your tissues and your bloodstream through the skin. If you have a crack in the skin that is completely dry, with the surface sealed off, then it is highly Read more »

THANK YOU (Fresh blood- scared and worried)

Hey Doc, THANK YOU for replying to my message and thank you for making me feel better.Thank you for... Read more »

Fresh Blood - I am so scared and Worried

Hey DocThank you for all the work you do. I think it is amazing that you go out your way to help... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases when... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...tip of the penis in men) and under the breasts. This is called cutaneous candidiasis. Infection can also occur around burns, cuts or catheters. It causes a bright red uneven eruption in the folds of skin. This may be coated by a white, wrinkled... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...improve your intestinal environment Drink lots of water Eat high-fiber foods (whole grain rice, bread, oats, vegetables and fresh fruits) Cut down on caffeine, fried foods, sugar, and animal fat See your health care provider on a regular... Read more »
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cut and blood ?

Posted by aggdog91, 1 Reply
...my bf got a got a cut from a door he can not tell if its his blood or not or if he even got a cut he does not know what to do is there anything to do about this Read more »

What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it u could see redness and light blood. the woman i fingered says she is a virgin and not to worry, but i cant be sure. is the kind of cut i described the... Read more »

blood at swimming pool

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...think I accidentally stepped on the blood (I was bare-footed). Is this a possible way of infection? I didn't see any big cuts in my feet. Read more »

please put my mind at rest!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...double check with all of you that im fine! I was in africa volunteering, and cut my finger with a razor blade (no noticible blood on it, and i know HIV when exposed to air dies so I know this poses no risk). The following day (with a plaster... Read more »