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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Cut On Hand

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Risk status for getting hand job and nipple sucking

I am about 40 year old, have been faithfull to my wife all along in my life.I am presently in Hong Kong. On 10th August, 13 I went to night bar .Following happened with strippers over there.1.1st stripper performed lap dance and sucked my right...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Thanks for writing in. You were not at risk for HIV or any other STD's in this situation. I would imagine your only big risk is whether or not your wife finds out, or what she might do when you tell her. That however is a whole... Read more »

What's my HIV risk...cut on hand....

A few days ago I was on vacation. I was retrieving my luggage from the people at the hotel that hold your luggage. When he got my bag for me and I gave him a tip his thumb touched my thumb. Now my hands were really dry at this point and after he...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is simply no risk for HIV from this situation. You <b>can't</b> get HIV from casual situations. This can't be repeated enough.For HIV to transmit there needs to be HIV positive body fluid coming... Read more »

cut finger - need 2 know chances of getting hiv

I had little cut on finger which was not bleeding but i could see it was wet from white blood or something else may be blood platelets (but not bleeding) these were shining there, means it was not totally healed as i pressed, it bleed as well. That...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:12 weeks is long enough to get a conclusive test result for HIV, no matter how low or high the risk. I would not be too concerned. It sounds like the cut was in the process of healing which means that even though the cut was still visible,... Read more »

Transmission through cuts on hands serving drinks

My friend is wondering the likelihood of transmission through an odd instance. They were at a party and the person making drinks had a large bowl of some kind of alchoholic punch. He dipped a cup into the punch and handed it to my friend, who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is indeed an odd instance! No, not the question about getting HIV by ingesting food served by a waiter with a cut, but rather because you were at a party where they were serving punch! Was it a retro party? Were people doing the Hokey... Read more »
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Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
hi there. first i must say I have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt... Read more »

Hiv from a cut (handshake)

Posted by randallcunn12, 1 Reply
The other day I was having a yard sale. While I was showing a lady and item our hands touched. When I looked at her finger I noticed she had a band aid on . Assuming there was blood on the band aid or if it moved and exposed her cut would there be a... Read more »