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Touching Blood Risks

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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... Read more »

Exposure risk from touching blood

First off great site and loads of info! My question is in regards to an occupational (law... Read more »
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AIDS National Interfaith Network

AIDS and American Religion: An Issue of Blood

Matt: 9:20-21 "And behold a women, which was diseased with an issueof blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: Forshe said within herself, If I may but touch the hem of his garment, I shall bewhole." (King James) ... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives . . .

National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta was a great success! Over 1,000 people were tested in four metro locations, including street outreach at Five Points MARTA Station (151 tested); Lindbergh MARTA Station (167 tested); American Red Cross (211... Read more »
UNAIDS

60 Million Africans Have Been Touched by AIDS, Says UNAIDS Executive Director

Maputo -- By continuing to devastate Africa's economies, communities, and development, HIV/AIDS has undoubtedly become Africa's biggest challenge. "Sixty million Africans have been touched by AIDS in the most immediate way. They are either living... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Healing Touch and Melting Stress

Illustration by Carol-Anne Pedneault From the hug that comforts a crying child to the hand that steadies the shoulder of an anxious friend, touch can be a powerful tonic. As a long-term survivor of 24 years and counting, I am constantly... Read more »
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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 »

Got oral from a crackhead and touched condom after

Posted by Misterx, 2 Replies
I'm 21 years old and I feel so guilty I was driving yesterday at night and I picked up a hooker she was obviously a crackhead. It was dark so I don't remember if her mouth had sores or gym disease or what have you. She gave me oral with a condom on... 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 »