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Seroconverting After Touching Broken Skin

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any risk of HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet...
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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 »

Broken skin on hands

What are the chances of contracting HIV through broken skin while shaking hands with a HIV positive person? No blood was seen but suspect dry blood to be present?Since then I have had diarhea, headache and sore groin but possibly due to serious...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You cannot get HIV infection by shaking hands.Your symptoms are due to anxiety or something else, but not HIV. Read more »

hiv transmission

hi, my question is i had a friend stay at my house and she slept in my daughters bed, when i went to change the sheets i noticed blood on them also i noticed blood on a towel. im terrified my daughter touched the blood and then touch her eyes or had...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
No, she is not at risk. Casual contact like this does not transmit HIV. Intimate contact is required, such as sexual contact or injecting infected blood. Read more »

Infection via broken skin: episode 2

Dear Dr Bob,Here is Broken Skin and Heart from Singapore once again. You replied to my mail on Feb 9 2005 ( Infection via broken skin), can you still remember me?I am in the same desperate situation and I feel ashamed writing to you seeking help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Broken Skin and Heart,Your HIV risk is negligible at best. Your fears are unwarranted. Your wife may have a viral infection, but the chances Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...it is not possible to avoid being exposed to it. However, if you have molluscum you should make sure that the lesions don't touch anyone else. You should also be careful not to spread molluscum to different parts of your body. Be careful not to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...presence of blood were reported in each of the instances where transmission was documented or suspected. Bites that do not involve broken skin have no risk for HIV transmission, as intact skin acts as a barrier to HIV transmission. Summary: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal heart beat Weight loss It's important to get in touch with your health care provider right away ifyou experience symptoms. Early identification of lactic acidosis is... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

Brand Name: Sculptra Other Name(s): New-Fill, PLA, PLLA Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Poly-L-lactic acid, also known as PLLA, is the main ingredient of Sculptra, also known as New-Fill. Sculptra is a powder that is... Read more »
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Please Advise!

Posted by MelB, 1 Reply
...arm, my exposed arm touched his pinkie, which had blood mixed with water on it, it was literally just a drop, now I have no broken skin there, but I do have a mosquito bite close to it and an ingrown hair, do you think I have any reason to be... Read more »

No penetration = no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I picked up a guy last night in the bar and I am male. We went back to my place. One thing led to another and his penis was rubbing between my butt cheeks from behind me and he ejaculated there and some flew up on my back, too and ejaculate oozed... 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? Read more »

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 »