Shaking Hands With A Cracked Skin

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$50 donation about "cracked skin"

I know you hear a lot of questions about "shaking hands" but please hear me out. Today I shook hands with an HIV+ man. I couldn't be rude and not shake his hand that he extended to me! As we gripped hands I noticed his hand was wet!! I worried and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, the "handshake" question is nearly reaching QTND (questions that never die) status. Your risk due to "cracked skin" is nonexistent. If HIV were transmitted that easily it would have wiped out the planet long ago. Do you always have to... Read more »

Shaking Hands

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

stressful hand shake.,.,please helppp.,

i was in th meeting this morning with several Arab people.,after the meeting i hand shake with each... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...the kit), which may take up to 45 minutes. Never shake the vial with the Fuzeon, it will foam. Instead, roll it gently in your hands. You can store your second dose in the refrigerator, but it must be used within 24 hours (allow it to warm to... 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 »

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...effects can be serious. The following side effects have occurred: Numbness, tingling, burning, or pain in the feet and/or hands Headache Diarrhea Rash Trouble sleeping (insomnia) Loss of appetite Chills ... Read more »
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 (shakinghands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? ... 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. 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 Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she pulled out a Condom from her hand bag and tried to put on my D*** but it was slipping out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
are they common in people living with hiv? i have been trembling quite a bit.............. Read more »
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