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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Touching Hemorrhoid

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yardwork risk?

today, when it was about 75, i was helping out with yardwork and i carried a few big piles of grass. what would be the risk if sum psycopath who was hiv+ was bleeding in the piles trying to infect sum1, and a total of 4-40 drops of hiv poz blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...into the total looney tunes major league fluffernutter arena. I'm curious why you would specifically ask about 4-40 drops of HIV poz blood getting into your nose, eyes, mouth and zits? Three drops not worrisome? Forty-one drops unquestionably... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »

Anal touching - I pray not with blood!

Hi dr bob, Great sight, I am concerned about a potential exposure. A couple months ago I went for a... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...providers, and their families need to understand how the viruscan and does impact this senior age group. About 10 percent of AIDS cases in the US female population are in womenolder than 50, with women of color representing the largest... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, August 3, 2010

...lifestyles, and transmissions happen when there are additional complications such as lesions on the penis or vagina. It seems that the risk of a heterosexual acquiring HIV from a non-drug user is miniscule. Are straight people who aren't addicted... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello. I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...Hi, Recently I rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is Read more »

Female to Male Transmission Risk (Dr Bob)

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
...the question "I've heard that female to male transmission is very low" has really scared me. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q187720.html Why do the rules keep changing even from the same people? Why is there no consistency... Read more »