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Touching Dried Blood And Putting Fingers In Mouth

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Nail clippers and HCV

Dr. McGovern,Thank you for helping me out here. Here is my concern: I used my nailclippers to cut my nails. I did not cut myself while doing it but I did put one of my fingers to my mouth after touching the clippers. I didnt have any bleeding wounds...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not consider this a risk and would not recommend testing. Read more »

infection from dry blood (DRIED BLOOD, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,You are certainly a great inspiration to the hiv world. For someone who is infected but... Read more »
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Blood Sugar and Fats

... Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included Read more »
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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...sex. It is not a good idea to set the barrier aside and use it again because it's too easy to flip it over and forget what side touched the vagina or anus. Dental dams are not as readily available as plastic wrap. They can be bought from medical... Read more »
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scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...can't stop thinking what if...Please help. Here are my three what ifs: During sex I didn't cum so I removed the condom and she touched me until I came. However, during intercourse the condom rolled up slightly for a second maybe an inch from... Read more »

19 and scared

Posted by Gressi, 1 Reply
...down and began to do her business, it lasted about 5 minutes and she finished by giving me a hand job. I did ask her if I could touch her privates and I did, no finger insertion. I took the condom off when I finished and she spat into it, No... Read more »

Fingering a Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... I had a lap dance in a strip club recently. During the dance I briefly touched the dancer's vaginal area and came into contact with fluid (don't think blood was there) on one finger. Ten minutes later, while Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »