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Fresh Wound Finger Hiv
I gave a therapeutic massage to someone with hiv, I noticed a small cut on my finger after I was done. The person had no open wounds. Shld I worry?
No: If you did not contact blood or opim (other potentially infectious material), then contact with a chronic disease carrier (hiv, hepatitis, etc.) should not be a problem. Ideally you washed your hands with soap & water when noticed for basic hygiene reasons, but no increased transmission risk. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Can a fresh blood on the glove that had been exposed for a minute or less transmit hiv to my newly prick finger. Med tech didn't change gloves?
Need to know if you would be contracted with HIV if a gay with a deep puncture wound in his finger touches your face?
Highly unlikely: Although nothing is impossible, this comes close. If a patient with HIV disease had an open bleeding wound and touched a cut on your face that was also fresh and open then there might be a possibility. This does not seem to have ever occurred, but there is always a potential. Hiv is transmitted sexually or by blood transfer by transfusion, needle sharing or organ transplant. ...Read more
Can you get HIV if someone fingers you with a fresh scab (five hour old cut) on his finger just on the outside of your vagina for a few seconds?
Extremely unlikely: There's a lot of fear and anxiety regarding HIV. From what you describe, I would describe this activity as extremely low risk. First of all, your partner would have to be HIV positive, second they would have to be untreated, third there was no active bleeding, and finally this did not seem like a contact of real concern. It's always good to talk to your partner (s) before sex and your doc can help2 ...Read more
Help! I rub prostitute vagina with finger for 5 seconds through her thin underwear, which felt wet! .Can this transmit hiv? No fresh cut on that finger!
Can you get aids or HIV if vaginal fluid or semen touches your finger and your finger has scab wounds?
Unprotected oral sex Fresh anal fluid on fresh open blister half centimeter cycle on my finger Washed with so hot water after am I at hiv Risk?
Yes: Anytime that you have unprotected sexual contact you are at risk for HIV. If bodily fluids from your partner came intact with an open blister, it is possible that you could have had transmission of any number of STDs. If you are at all concerned that your partner may have an infection, I would recommend that both of you be tested. If you have regular unprotected sex you may want reassurance. ...Read more
I had a cuticle tear in one finger that come in contact with blood on surface while working in the lab, Any chance of contracting HIV/Hepatitis C?
Precautions: Lab workers are encouraged to use universal precautions such as gloves, and other protective gear to lower the risk of accidental exposure. An open wound directly exposed to bloody surfaces in the lab is just the sort of risk we seek to reduce. Your risk may still be low, but if you don't know the source's status, then you'll live with some uncertainty Post-exposure prophylaxis- consider. ...Read more
I recently got fresh blood on my finger, don't think I had any cuts. However 2 weeks later I have sore throat and feel rubbish. Worried I have hiv.?
HIV RISK: Unlikely without direct exposure. Would suspect something else as a cause of symptoms. ...Read more
No: This is the 21st century and you're an adult. You owe it to yourself to find a credible source about how HIV is really transmitted in the real world. Just as it is wrong to engage in unsafe practices, so it's a disservice to yourself and others to torment yourself wondering whether something safe has infected you. Best wishes. ...Read more
I licked my fingers and before that I had touched light switch and phone is there any chance of HIV or anything else?
No risk, no worries: HIV is rarely if ever transmitted by hand-genital contact (fingering etc) or by kissing. Without intercourse you are at little or no risk. Your extremely low risk is even lower if the infected woman is on treatment for her HIV. However, feel to be tested in a few weeks if you would like the additional reassurance of a negative test result. ...Read more
No: Fibrin's sealing the cut. If he's not bleeding, the risk is zero. If he's got a hangnail bleeding trivially, this is also an unrealistic concern. ...Read more
If someoneone with hiv almost scrathced u. there was no blood but only a line was left on ur finger. Can u get hiv?
Chances of HIV from receiving unprotected oral? Also accidently licked finger after I finger penetrated her. I'm really scared. Please help
Here are some...: The described scenario should pose a next-to-zero odd to contract STD since exposing to it doesn't mean contract it and contracting it doesn't mean developing disease because contracting STDs resulting from breaking natural barriers-mucosa or skin and weakening humoral immune defense. If living in high-risk lifestyle for STDs, such as bisexual, homo, multiple partners, do screening once in 1-2 yrs ...Read more
I fingered my ass and masturbated while another guy watched. I was naked on his bed. My bare ass touched his bed. No contact between us. Any HIV risk?
Variable: The estimated risk of contracting HIV from a single needlestick is roughly 1/300. The risk of Hep C is around 1-2%. The risk of Hep B is higher. Some studies show as high as a 30% chance while others suggest the risk is around 5%. You can have tests done to check for infection. ...Read more
Yes: It is certainly possible. If there is a break in the skin, yes. ...Read more
Can happen: The risk of contracting the aids virus from a needlestick with a contaminated needle is 3 in 1000. The risk that you ask about likely would be in that range for a single exposure. If the exposure time was prolonged or repeated, then the risk would be proportionately higher. If you have been exposed, you should see your doctor for serologic testing and follow-up. ...Read more
Can you get HIV from fingering somebody? The person has a small cut on his finger but it's not bleeding
How common is it to get HIV from a non bleeding cut OF 6HRS OLD on your finger that contacts vaginal fluid?
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I took injection of vitimin b the woman cut herselfwhen opening the ampoule her finger bled a lot, didn't see blood inside ampoule, hiv risk?
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more