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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Touching Broken Skin

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Treatment Action Group

AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

Sheraton Golf Parco de'Medici, 6 April 2006, Rome [Note: This is a revised and expanded version of remarks I gave yesterday at the Boehringer Ingelheim symposium on HIV past and future. The two-day symposium is taking place at a business-style... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Vision Report Finds Young Brides at Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS

A report recently released by World Vision has found that girls in developing countries who marry before age 18 -- whose numbers are expected to double to 100 million in the next 10 years -- are at an increased risk of HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Use Reduces Young Women's Risk of Contracting HPV, Study Says

Young women whose partners use condoms every time they have sex are 70% less likely to contract the human papillomavirus than women whose partners use condoms less than 5% of the time, according to a study published in the June 22 edition of the ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

broken skin and broken skin!!!

have broken lips and it bleed in winter now days..in that time i used the bottle to drink water used by others what are the risk of transmission??having a habbit of nail prikin so bleed around nail skin..if this skin is touched many things or even...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:There is zero risk of transmission from situations like this. HIV does not live well outside the body. Also, the virus can not be transmitted through casual contact. The virus needs direct access to the bloodstream for transmission to... Read more »

broken skin (HUMAN BITE 2010)

can you contract hiv by being bitten by someone who is hiv positive?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-transmission risk for a human bite is extremely low. See below.Dr. Bobhuman bite (HUMAN BITE 2010) Oct 3, 2010About 1 month I got bitten by my assitant and he is hiv positive, my finger only bled due to me pulling my hand and my skin... Read more »

Re: Infection via broken skin

I would like to thank you for your reply dated Feb 9, 2005. I have done a STD test and the results are as follows:HIV Non- Reactive (hoo-woo)Anti HCV Non-ReactiveCandida Antibody...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Broken Skin and Heart,Welcome back to the Forum! First off, congratulations on your negative HIV tests. WOO-HOO! I was delighted you finally got tested and received this excellent news!Now on to your current questions:0.Yes, your HIV test... Read more »

Broken Leg and a Broken Condom

Dr. Frascino,I just wanted to thank you for all your advise and professionalism in this forum. Before finding this I had been worrying myself sick. I broke my leg a month ago, but that is not all I broke. I went to get a massage and ended up having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm delighted you found the information here enlightening and reassuring. I agree the odds are very much on your side for not having contracted HIV from this indiscretion. You are also correct that I am going to advise you to level with... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
I am seriously concerned. Yesterday, I had a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

Fingering with broken skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of getting hiv from fingering the vagina and anus if you have broken skin on your finger?

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Precum to broken skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I see the insertive anal and vaginal rates are under 3% with a confirmed HIV+ partner, and I was wondering if anyone could tell me the tranmission estimates for presemen rubbed into a possibly open wound. Thanks. Read more »