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Transmission Of Hiv From Bloody Cuts

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HIV+ blood on two day old cut

Hello.I am a Police Officer who came into contact with HIV+ blood on duty. Long story short is that I was searching a person who had a cut on their hand. Their cut was at least 1hr old but was still oozing and was not dry. During this process I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dilute any infectious agent. Also, HIV does not live very long outside the body. The chance you got enough fresh HIV-tainted blood into your 1.5-day-old partially scabbed cut from a blood/water/soap mixture washing across the healing wound is... Read more »

HIV transmission through cuts

Hi Doctor,Thanks very much for the good work you are doing on this planetI had small cut on my hand... Read more »

it takes only one time (HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION) (HIV TRANSMISSION AFTER ONE EXPOSURE)

This is a comment on one of the readers questions asking if you can get hiv by penetrating a woman... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining from) sex is the most effective way to avoid... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases when... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...low saturated fat like skim or 1percent milk, tub spreads, and low fat cheese and ice cream. When you arebuying meats, choose cuts called "loin" or "round" -- these are the leanest. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats ("good" fats) include... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

... What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in which people have high levels of glucose in their blood. Almost 24 million Americans have diabetes and at least 57 million have pre-diabetes. Glucose is a type of sugar.... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...finger from either the day before or 2 days before the handshaking. anyway, the cut was not bleeding and i didnt notice any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the handshaking took less than 2 seconds. i guess my question is what is my... Read more »

cut and blood ?

Posted by aggdog91, 1 Reply
...my bf got a got a cut from a door he can not tell if its his blood or not or if he even got a cut he does not know what to do is there anything to do about this Read more »

Please help me - I'm scared and nervous

Posted by Anna789, 1 Reply
...reddish-brown smear on the bottle. I hadn't noticed this when I took it off the shelf. Say, if by chance, the smear was HIV infected blood, is there ANY WAY that I could've been infected if I had gotten it on my hand when I picked it up off of... Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
...thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission - 1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus Read more »