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touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
These blood fears are sickening but here goes:

About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood on the floor. I accidentally got one of my fingers in it. I wiped it off on my pants as there was no water. I... Read more »

touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
I think this is my OCD getting the better of me but here goes.

Last night at a Halloween punk/metal show I and a friend of mine had fake blood on our hands.

We washed them together in a bucket of water. He then said he cut his hand and was washing the... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »
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Touching wet and dry semen with hands or other body parts

Dear Mr Glenn,I'm gay and I performed handjob on another man, who cummed on my hand. There was no observable wounds on my hand. However, there may be some some small and unobservable cuts on my hand due to dryness... If so, what is the risk for...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your questions,There is no risk for HIV/STDs from what you're talking about. Handjobs or cumming on someone's body doesn't transmitted HIV/STDs. This could change if there's a dramatic open wound that they're... Read more »

please please answer me,this is third time,risk from touching blood

i accidentaly touched a dirty towel of my roommate in his room. And i noticed there is blood on that,not much and wasn't very wet though but definately new, i think he had it on like 10,15 minutes ago when he entered his room and left. At first...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk of HIV from touching old blood...My real concern with reading your post is how out of control all this feels to you, when in fact the details very clearly speak to no risk.I would encourage you to get down to the real cause of your... Read more »

please please help,second time asking,risk from touching blood

i helped a woman to get up from a light accident when she fell from her motorbike. When i did,i noticed on her cloth there were blood which looked quite new but wasn't very wet. The size of it is around half the size of the hand of a 1,2 years...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from this situation. There has never been a known case of HIV transmission by fingering or any other sort of hand-genital contact. A cut risks HIV only if large, deep, and actively bleeding. HIV transmission can only occur when... Read more »

Wet blood on toilet system

Hi ! Thanks so much for reading , I'm wondering about a situation that's just happened.Basically about 24 hours ago I noticed a wet blood spot ontop of the toilet right next to the flush it was about the size of a 5p I decided to leave it...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Sounds like a lot of "ifs"This is a no risk situation. Blood needs to go from person to person, because HIV cannot live outside the body. Doesn't matter if it gets wet or stays wet. Minutes after HIV leaves the body, it's dead... Read more »
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