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Probability Of Getting HIV From Touching 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 »

risk of getting hiv from small peeling skin and red thin skin around the nail?

i have a question for you mister shannon r.shouthall. Would a small peeling skin near your nail... Read more »

Touching needle without breaking skin

Dear Ms Southall, I am a healthcare student. Last week, we had a tutorial where we were practising... Read more »
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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 »

Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I'm always careful not to sit on public toilets (I'm female), I pee while standing up, like guys do, I don't wanna touch anyone else's pee or blood or whatever. So tonight I was at a public toilet in a bar, I dropped my pants and underwear to the... Read more »

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 »