Urine In Open Cut Hiv Risk

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HIV risk of faecal matter in a finger abrasion

Sorry Doctor, I made a mistake when I sent this before, so resending. Sorry if this is gross but I have to ask your advice: I was at a gay sex club last night and I started briefly fingering a guy in chaps who may well have been HIV+. Although I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Poop that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. (See below.) By the way, if you "let your fingers do the walking" into someone's back door, did your really Read more »

Urine in Whirlpool and transmission

I was enjoying myself in a whirlpool (small pool 2 meters long by 2 meters wide by 1 meter deep)... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...pain responses and may be inclined to have more aggressive sex for longer periods where injury is more likely to occur and the risk ofHIV infection is increased. There is also a high risk for transmitting Hepatitis B and C for many of the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Many MTF find that sex work offers a sense of social connection with other transgender persons, but sex work amplifies the risk ofHIV transmission for MTF and their partners. Not only is HIV prevalence high among MTF engaged in sex work, it... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
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Please help, can"t stand it. Big mistake!!

Posted by matty, 3 Replies
...time I had ever done something so stupid before. This incident happen Nov 1, 2010. Now I'm afraid that I might have gotten the HIV virus. I am a married man and don't use a condom with my spouse however, now I can't have sex with her without... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...entrance of thes tall was barley seconds long, the virus if it was present would not have enough time to die and not pose a risk. I have been living with all sorts of fear and doubts for the past ten months. I am afraid to test in case I am... Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...symptoms in my pelvic area, also 40 days seems like a while to present symptoms of gonorrhea or chlamydia. My doctor feels my risk of acquiring hiv is very, very small(practically non existent since I don't think I had any open wounds or ulcers... Read more »