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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Cut On Hand

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I already donated Please do not ignore me...I beg u

Hi Dr. Bob,Please help Dr. BoBI gave up my big lunch to save money for donation.This is my concern,I am a married man in Australia, 5 days ago,I went to a public toilet which 2 men having oral sex. After that I received a handjob from a man, who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to do. Counseling may be useful to help you address sexual orientation issues.The odds are all in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this manhandling man-in-the-men's-room adventure.Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino... Read more »

Eposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010)

I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been... Read more »

HIV

Dear Dr Robert,How are you.Went swimming with my 2 year old daughter and while swimming in the baby... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? ... Read more »
Housing Works

Budget Details Come In: Cuts for New Yorkers With AIDS

...Slated for a cut of $491,000, the contract was restored at $477,000, a reduction of just $14,000. Momentum serves hot meals and hands out pantry bags to people living with HIV/AIDS at seven sites around the city. Food program sites also serve as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Red Tape Hinders AIDS Programs

...District for four months into the grant year. That left AIDS groups unable to be reimbursed for services they were providing. "Our hands are tied," said Shannon L. Hader, director of the D.C. HIV/AIDS Administration. "We can't do anything until... Read more »
The Body

Three Reasons Why Criminalizing HIV Is So Wrong

...responsibility." Currently, there are no statutes explicitly criminalizing HIV transmission or exposure in DC but in the right hands of a paranoid, uninformed "advocate" that could all change. Here are three reasons why the criminalization of... Read more »
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Strict Tops...Advice Needed!!

Posted by running4it, 3 Replies
Currently in a relationship with a monogamous partner. He knows of my status and we have protected sex. We slipped up the other day. He was okay with the situation but I am a bit uneasy. Are they there tops our there that could help me with there... Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contracting HIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear condoms when we have sex Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...the muscle aches and fatigue are gone (only lasted 2-3 weeks). However, I still feel cold chills, and I have constantly cold hands and feet. I've read that the main cause of these can be anxiety, due to vasoconstriction during chronic stress... Read more »

Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
...chances of contracting HIV this way as well? Sometimes the small cuts bleed mildly from scratching. I can't remember washing my hands after disposing of the condom but just curious. Thanks Read more »