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Shaking Hands And HIV

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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 give us more knowledge about HIV, and more people to join to the battle against HIV. Here is my short story: A week ago, I went to a party to meet my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dear Sticky Fingers,Neither your handshake nor subsequent shaking hand poses a risk for HIV. If HIV were that easy to catch, it would have wiped out the whole planet Read more »

Broken skin on hands

What are the chances of contracting HIV through broken skin while shaking hands with a HIV positive... Read more »

Shaking Hands

Hello Dr BobRun Accross Web Site --- Which Said Shaking Hands, Touching Or Holding Hands Can... Read more »
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The Body

HIV/AIDS: A New First Impression

...childbirth, just like a lot of other diseases. (And decidedly not, by the way, through spitting, sharing sandwiches or shaking hands .) HIV can't be cured, and it's dangerous. But it can be prevented, it can be treated, and the pandemic can be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Premier Wen Spends Lunar New Year With HIV-Positive People

...Communist Party and the government, we have again established a sunny home." The state-run television report showed Wen shaking hands with an HIV-positive person and said that the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Henan has improved "greatly" over the past... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen Times Examines HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Discrimination Related to Disease in Country

...Ministry of Public Health and Population report. Misconceptions included the belief that HIV can be transmitted through shaking hands, hugging and mosquito bites, as well as sharing drinking glasses and plates. Discrimination also has been... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...transmit HIV during drug use because infected blood goes directly into someone's bloodstream. Even small amounts of blood on your hands, cookers, filters, tourniquets, or in rinse water can be enough to infect another user. To reduce the risk of... Read more »
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I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres Read more »

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. Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
...HIV positive but your viral load is undetectable, you cannot spread HIV; AIDS can be spread by kissing, hugging, or shaking hands; if you have HIV, you can cure it by having sex with a virgin; every individual with HIV will eventually develop... Read more »

Invisible blood?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...like invisible blood, or blood that tough is not visual can be invisible or be like sweat? I ask you this, if some one shakes hand with an hiv+ person or touches some parts of the body of an hiv+ person or even her breast, and there wasnt any... Read more »