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Probability Of Getting HIV From Touching Scratch On Skin

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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 masturbation with another guy (a well-endowed South Asian) in a public washroom. And to keep the story short, by accident, my foreskin got cut by the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You got your kibble and bits caught in your zipper? OUCHAMAGOUCHA! It's difficult for me to evaluate the damage you did to your Sergeant Pepper over the Internet. However, if the skin was not intact, the wound could be considered open. That... Read more »

massage, scratch, hiv risk - 40 dollar donation will be made

Doctor,Please help me. The other day I went for a massage. THe massage was "sensual"... Read more »

Scratch on Scratch (Unusual, Very Specific Situation)

Hi there,I was playing fighting only with the fingers, hands tied to a friend, who is HIV... Read more »
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HIV from Scratch

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
To Whom it May Concern:
Here is my dilemma. A couple of months ago I visited a "titty bar" and received three lap dances. During one of the dances I felt the dancer scratch my neck with her fingernail. Throughout the remainder of our session... Read more »

What is the probability that I have HIV?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
I am a hypochondriac. Hypochondriac means health anxiety or health worry. Now I am worried about HIV... So, one day I heard from friends about his auntie got infected with HIV. That time, all i know abut HIV is that its deadly, so i got curious. I... Read more »

body fluid touched the skin without intercourse

Posted by mona811
can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
Hello
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.

I... Read more »