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Scratching Someone Scared I Have HIV

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Scratch- HIV scare

Good day Dr. Shannon, recently, we had our bar hopping activity, while on the dance floor, someone grabbed me forcefully..after that day, i noticed that i have a scratch on my right arm, it was not so deep and it began to heal..I gone panicking with...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot get HIV from this type of exposure.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through... Read more »

pls answer me I am scared about shaving scratch

Hi..I hav one more question...I did shave my pubic hair before 1 hour when I gone to the... Read more »
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Terrified from a scratch!!! Please Help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know this is probably a stupid question, but I am freaking out. I was desperate for money and was dancing at a club. Strictly table/lap dances. Nothing kinky or ilegal. A customer came in his pants. Yucky! Anyway, my knee came in contact... Read more »

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 »

Infection throgh scratches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

Hope someone can advise.

I've always been served by this HIV positive beautician for about 2 years and have not feared for my life before. BUT since 11 Oct 1999, I've been living in fear of contracting HIV.

On that day, while she was massaging... Read more »

For the worried well about Bird scratches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is impossible to become infected with The HIV Virus from Birds.

Dr. Anonymous 2001

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