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What Is Defined As Casual Contact

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defining casual contact

please, tell me if the term "casual contact" includes individuals who come across inflected fluids, such as blood on a door handle or elevator button; if these indivduals had an open wound or got the infected fluid into their mouth, would...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
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Posted by mental_case
look i am trying to help you here but...
you have an awful weird definition of CASUAL contact!
there is not an exchange of cum or blood in casual contact it is that simple.
in life anything can happen and if... Read more »

Casual contact?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone knows if someone has been infected by casual contact? I mean, someone getting infected even tough he/she never had unprotected anal, vaginal or swallowing semen? I mean, casual contact like getting some little precum in your face or your... Read more »

Can I get HIV from fingering? Casual encounter and terrified about it

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 2 Replies
My boyfriend broke up with me and I was really sad and feeling really unattractive. So a friend told me to hock up with someone and I contact a guy from craigslist. I went to his house and we had sex, and I felt my vagina opening tearing a bit (I... Read more »

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