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What Are The Chances Of Getting HIV From Open Wound

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HIV Survival, Fluids On Open Wound!!

Dear Robert,My name is Daniel, and I live in France. I have a question concerning the risk of HIV.I've had a sexual encouter with a another man. As far as I'm concerned it was safe, but due to overwhelming info. and cases concerning HIV I'm not sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tu penses que je parle franais comme une vache espagnole.OK, I'll respond in English.1.Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive oral sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV... Read more »

finger frolicking olympics, open wound

Dr FI must say I am another huge fan. You have to be the kindest funiest gentlemen on the net. Ill... Read more »

How do you define an open wound?

Dear Doc,I have donated to your association a few times. I believe that more efforts should be done... Read more »
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...is no risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
...bled a little red dot and pretty much nothing else and that blood on my finger may have come from like a desk or table and was hiv+. what would be the risk if that sliver of blood i just described was someone else's hiv + blood, fresh and got on... Read more »

OCD myself to death

Posted by 9514, 1 Reply
...with ten other guys and had a open bleeding wound 1 inch by to 2 inches on inside right forearm. did not let any body touch open wound but put open wound on open dirty tables touched door knobs and toilet seats with dirty fingers and put arm... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...example, let's say that we have body fluids on our skin and after some time (e.g. an hour) that skin (e.g. fingers) touches an open wound or penis. Are there any chances of getting the virus? Does organic surface increase the virus active time? I... Read more »