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Probability Of Getting AIDS From Cut On Hand

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can you get aids from touching sweat with small nondeep cuts on your hands???

can you gets aids from an infected person by touching their sweat with small nondeep cuts on hands??...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope. Next question!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Transmission through cuts on hands serving drinks

My friend is wondering the likelihood of transmission through an odd instance. They were at a... Read more »

6th TRY: not so intact skin (and probably my mind now)

Hi,I promise to make a donation online. Please take a look.......On 23-Dec-2009, I had a mutual... Read more »
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Ohio: Cutting Through AIDS Myth -- Black Barbershops Doing Part to Educate About Disease

At In the Cut barbershop, 1325 E. Livingston Ave. in Columbus, barbers and customers cracked jokes during a recent discussion about safe sex. But the laughter quickly faded once Preston F. Mitchell II of the Tobias Project told them more than half... Read more »
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State of the Union: 15 Days Until $538 Million Cut From HIV/AIDS Services and Programs

Image from www.wtnh.com . Last night President Obama gave his first State of the Union address since taking office for his second term. And among the varied issues he touched upon, including gun control, equal pay and raising the minimum wage,... Read more »
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Money: The Biggest Challenge to Sticking With Meds

Brooke Davidoff I cut my finger on a can and freaked out. I would not touch my son. We were home alone in the kitchen making lunch; he was crying and I was bleeding. Staring at my finger, as the blood slowly trickled down, it felt so weird to... Read more »
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5 Ways Adults Can Help Young People Avoid Getting HIV/AIDS

No one can turn back the hands of time, but with the benefit of hindsight, we often wish that we had made different choices or had had information to help us make a better decision. Cory and Jah were diagnosed with HIV at about age 16. Now 25, they... Read more »
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probably just me worrying needlessly but

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had unprotected sex a few times about a year ago with a few boys from my small suburban neighborhood. i didn't give it much thought until my mom started to read me an article about hiv/aids the other day. i suddenly freaked out intensely. i went... Read more »

Probability

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello folks! Have spent a few hours reading about 80 pages of posts over the last 6 months or so. Alot of people seem very informed and educated about aids on here so I was wondering if someone could kindly answer my question. I had drunken... Read more »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
So I was seeing quacks in some podunk town back in october, and they didn't know what they were doing. My numbers were not good ( cd4 99 VL 88K) but I didn't start meds they put me on antibiotics to prevent PCP but it only made me break out in a... Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »