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Shaking Hands And HIV Testing

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masturbated after hand shake

dear Dr. someone introduced me at the coctkail bar in the hotel where i stayed an escort. she tried to seduce me to take her up to my room, she hugged me, caressed my both hands with the palms of her hands. after few minutes i left and went up to my...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from masturbating and if in fact the client prior to you had HIV and she had fluid left on her hand, HIV begins to die once it leaves the body and becomes unable to infect.You are HIV free from this experience and glad you made... Read more »

Dr. Bob, I Would Love to Shake Your Hand

Dr. Frascino,I think that you are a truly extraordinary man. I have the utmost admiration and... Read more »

Masturbate after shaking hand with HIV person.

Mr. God I know you very busy and have a lot of thing to be done. But every word you reply us will... Read more »
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CDC Shake-Up Could Be Good for AIDS Prevention

Who should replace this lady? Julie Gerberding's tenure as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director is over on Inauguration Day . AIDS advocates are hoping that her departure will mark the end of a politically charged era of the CDC... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Receive Grant to Develop Hand-Held Self-Monitoring Test for HIV Viral Loads

Scientists in the United Kingdom have received a grant worth two million euros, or about $2.67 million, to develop a self-monitoring system for HIV-positive people that measures viral loads through a finger-prick of blood, BBC News reports. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana: HIV, Hepatitis C Often Go Hand in Hand, Experts Say

New Orleans and Baton Rouge are among the 10 US cities that have the highest HIV rates, according to recent surveillance reports. In 2006, 7 percent of Louisiana residents with hepatitis C virus were co-infected with HIV. However, actual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Palm Springs, Calif., Sees Increase in HIV-Positive Test Results; Advocacy Group Seeks Additional Funding

An increase in HIV-positive test results is leading the Palm Springs, Calif.-based Desert AIDS Project to request additional funding from the Riverside County Department of Public Health for more testing resources, the Palm Springs Desert Sun ... Read more »
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shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either.

What's my risk? Read more »

Just took the test & shaking!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I just took my first HIV test ever. I have had unprotected sex several times but I have had no sex for the past 4months.

I wanted to make sure I waited the correct amount of time so that I can start my new sex life, free of HIV thoughts and... Read more »

testing negative but can't shake

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi everyone I have tested negative out to 8 months now, I can't seem to shake the fear of HIV, due to this chronic prostatitis, and mild sore throat that keeps recurring. Anyone have advice is chronic prostatis common, or common in people with... Read more »

Need to shake this feeling, please help

Posted by Anxietyridden, 2 Replies
Just wanted to see if you guys could offer me some advice. 3 weeks ago i received a handjob from a high risk person. She also licked the base of my penis and rubbed the tip vigerously after fingering herself. I have been having some symptoms that... Read more »