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Odds Of Infection Cut On Hand

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Cuts on Hands - Risk of Infection

When you say cut, I have heard the word "fresh cut" - what does this mean? Can you get infected through "nicks" in the skin that do not bleed?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The only data I can refer to in responding to your question involve a case of a mother with severe excema on her hands who cared at home for her son with AIDS, and didn't wear gloves in contact with body fluids. She became infected, presumably Read more »

DONATION!!! Possibility of HIV infection from someone else's paper cut? PLEASE HELP! Losing sleep

I was with a gay male aquaintance [status unknown]when he realized he had a bleeding paper cut. He... Read more »

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... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...who uses the toy. Rimming (licking the anus): This is very unlikely to result in HIV infection. Mutual masturbation (hand jobs) and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet clothing. Having sex in a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...and if neither one of you ever has sex or shares needles (see Fact Sheet 154 ) with anyone else. Fantasy, masturbation or hand jobs (where you keep your fluids to yourself), sexy talk, and non-sexual massage are also safe. These activities... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...that 50% of all sexually active people get at least one type of HPV infection. Some types of HPV cause common warts of the hands or feet. Infections of the hands and feet are usually not transmitted through sexual activity. Several types of HPV... Read more »
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please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches. now i believe the girl did it on purpose to infect max no of people. im scared now. at the time of... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...much of it at first, but after i remmbered i had a tiny cut on my index finger from either the day before or 2 days before the handshaking. anyway, the cut was not bleeding and i didnt notice any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the... Read more »

small cut and infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fully ejaculate. It was brief. Anyways I had bit my nails a couple hours before this, and later that night I noticed some minor cuts/redness on the side of my middle and index fingernails where I bit the nails. What do you guys think is the... Read more »

Infected Blood to Cut on finger!!!

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY
...would profously bleeding. and i being and customer service manager. went out to help her and tried to put BAND AID with bare hands with full care so that no blood from her wound can touch my hands...THOUGH I USED ONLY FINGER TIPS and while... Read more »