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Shaking Hands Worried I Have 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 years ago.Dr. Bob... 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 »

masturbated after hand shake

dear Dr. someone introduced me at the coctkail bar in the hotel where i stayed an escort. she tried... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Housing Worries Hit Some With HIV

Palm Beach City officials say most landlords of 60 former Hope House clients are allowing the tenants to stay. In August, the city cut federal grant funding to the rent and utility assistance organization for HIV/AIDS patients. City officials say... Read more »
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Shaking the Status Quo: 2012 HIV/AIDS Conference Research Highlights

It is virtually impossible to point to a single piece of research or conference presentation as the seminal study in a particular subfield this year, so we won't attempt to pass such a judgment. Instead, we take you on a guided tour through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Increasing in Australia

Australia's HIV infection rate is increasing, with the latest figures showing worrying trends in the nation's three most populous states. Last year, 700 Australians, mainly gay and bisexual men, were infected with HIV. Records show new HIV... 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.

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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 »

hand job by prostitute

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you get hiv from a hand job by a prostitute???
Worried.

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WORRIED WELL, PLEASE ADVISE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I HAVE A SMALL CUT ON MY HAND, THE MIDDLE NUCKLE, I WAS AT A HOLIDAY PARTY AND I WAS SHAKING PEOPLES HANDS, I AM VERY GERM FOBIC AND HAVE RECIEVED HELP FOR IT, GOING THROUGH THE PROCESS AS WE SPEAK, WELL FROM WASHING MY HANDS THEY CAN GET DRY, MY... Read more »