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Odds Of Infection Cut On Hand

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cut on hand in public bathroom

I had a little tiny hangnail on my finger and cut it off. There was at that point a minute cut on my hand, it was not bleeding but it was a little sore. A couple of hours later I used a public bathroom at the mall. This bathroom has been known as...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Based on the epidemiological knowledge of HIV and its transmission, there is no evidence that HIV has been transmitted through casual contact/contact with objects in the day-to-day environment. It's important to remember that HIV is only known... Read more »

Cuts on Hands - Risk of Infection

When you say cut, I have heard the word "fresh cut" - what does this mean? Can you get... Read more »

Can I get infected by cutting my hand by a paper in a hospital?

Hello Dear ExpertI am really stressful, so I hope you can help me. Today I went to a surgery... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cutting Funds for Detroit's Life Points Program Will Doom Many to AIDS, Other Infections

Drugs and sex are leading commodities in Cass Park: sex for drugs or sex for money to buy drugs. Harry Simpson, who helps run the Life Points needle exchange program for the Community Health Awareness Group in Detroit, is an AIDS prevention expert... Read more »
Housing Works

Housing Works Responds to NYC DOH Report on Annual HIV Incidence With Demand to Restore AIDS Funding Cuts

With the release of disturbing new statistics about the annual incidence of HIV infections in New York City, Housing Works is reiterating its demand that New York State and City government restore millions in cuts to programs that prevent the spread... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Virginia: $200K Cut From State's HIV/AIDS Program

Due to West Virginia's low infection rate, the government is reducing federal funding for the state's HIV/AIDS program by more than $200,000. Combined with cuts from the previous year, the reductions to the state total more than $617,000. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups at Odds Over Disbursement of Global Fund Aid in Kenya

PlusNews /IRIN examines an ongoing disagreement between the Kenya Consortium to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria -- a group of nongovernmental organizations -- and CARE International about the speed at which CARE is disbursing its funds from... Read more »
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what are my odds of being infected???

Posted by eric100, 1 Reply
i had anal sex with another male with a condom when he withdrew the condom stayed inside of me he did not ejaculate what is my risk of hiv. infection? i asked of his status and he assured me he was clean but one never knows and now i can't sleep or... Read more »

Infected Blood to Cut on finger!!!

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY
I am working in a Departmental store with the petrol station.
There a lady customer came in asking for BAND AID for her open would profously bleeding. and i being and customer service manager. went out to help her and tried to put BAND AID with bare... Read more »

am i infected? cut on frenulum after removing condom

Posted by spread
I had protected sex with a local sex worker.
After i had a protected sex, using condom, i removed the condom using my bare hands. The condom was wet with vaginal fluids, and i touch it making my fingers wet with vaginal fluids. Immediately After... Read more »

small cut and infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am curious on the likelyhood of transmission. I had masturbated another guy, and he had precummed, he did not fully ejaculate. It was brief. Anyways I had bit my nails a couple hours before this, and later that night I noticed some minor... Read more »