Shingles After Touching A Bloody Scab Worried I Have HIV
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your HIV fears are completely irrational and totally unwarranted. Your problem is psychological, not virologic. I urge you to continue to work with your therapist. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. (No McCain. No Sarah "I can see... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Nope. Saliva does not transmit HIV. (See below. I'll reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Stay well.Dr. BobDr.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi, there:No, HIV is not transmitted that way. HIV needs direct access to the bloodstream for an infection to take place. Direct access to the bloodstream most often occurs during unprotected penetrative sex, and when two people share needles. In... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,It sounds like there wasn't any risk from your situation. To get HIV, there needs to be a body fluid with HIV (like blood, breast milk, vaginal fluids, or semen) coming out of someone's body and going... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had shingles about a month after a sexual experience. I also had other ars symptoms along with really dark urine. I have tested 3 times for Hep and Hiv- 1 month 6.5 weeks and 9 weeks- all negaitive. My Doc seems sure I have nothing to worry... Read more »
Posted by 613, 2 Replies2 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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Posted by grcboy30, 5 RepliesHi there.
I had chicken pox at 5 years old so can develop shingles. I haven't been to the doctor yet but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy with bumps). I am terrified of HIV. I am only 30... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI was just wondering if anyone had experience with HIV and shingles. She's been fighting the shingles now for about 5 months and they'll just start to go away and then come back again. She was very thin for a while, but looked really good and had... Read more »
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