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Fresh Wound Finger Hiv
What HIV transmission risk are when finger penetrating a woman who bleed on fingers? No open cuts or sores on hand/fingers. Immediately washed hands.
Very Low: Pretty dog gone low - from the description. ...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
HIV Risk: Nope. Zero risk with this scenario.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cut hand on door (small cut) don't know if lady with hep c touched door with bleeding wound at any point can I get hep c?
No risk: It is important to remember that viruses like hepc, HIV and others are strings of proteins that are connected by very weak bonds. They require many things to stay active and need living cells to reproduce and survive. Unless there was gross blood, mucous or some other organic substance from her body on that door and it got into your cut, the odds are very unlikely. ...Read more
When a finger(s) with mid scab wound is exposed to genital herpes and the wound heals before GH can manifest does finger artist become 1of 90%?
Same As Any: It would be the same for any cut on any part of the body. The risk increases with the amount of blood and how deep the blood is exposed into the wound. On average, the risk of HIV being transmitted to a person from exposure of blood from an HIV positive person to an open wound or cut is estimated at 0.03%. As the wound heals, the risk would be lower. ...Read more
Very darkly discolored finger nail from puncture wound between nail & cuticle. Will i lose nail? How to protect finger tip til nail regrows?
Nail bruising: After trauma to nail, it one can get a pooling of blood under the nail (subungual hematoma) which gives the nail a purple/maroon discoloration. If injury is recent and there is pain, please see dermatologist right away. It may be necessary to drain the blood from under nail. Whether nail will be lost depends on how much trauma and how much blood presses on junction between nail plate and bed. ...Read more
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
No to all: During the bad years when there was no treatment, not a single household contact became infected except by sex or needle sharing. Stop worrying -- it's as uninformed as worrying about getting a woman pregnant by sharing a swimming pool. I am sorry anyone troubled you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Out of curiosity say fresh blood, urine, semen, vaginal fluids touched a non bleeding cut on hand no hiv, bacteria or germs could transfer right?
Can 1 day old paper cut slice on finger get infected with hiv or hcv if exposed to small amount of blood?
Very unlikely: If the person whose blood you came in contact with, does not have HIV or Hep C, there is no risk. Even the person has infection with one or both of these, the risk is minimal. To be sure get a HIV and Hep C nucleic acid tests in 6 months. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
No worries: In theory this could happen, but to my knowledge there has never been a reported case of HIV transmitted by contaminated instruments in a doctor's office. And I'm sure the doctor appropriately cleans the instruments between patients. This is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HIV is hard to get: This is a complex question with complex answers. But HIV does not survive in the air very long. Hiv is less infectious in this scenario than hepatitis b or c. Many people who have a cut that is healing have built up layers of skin cells that may prove protective against viral infection. It never is a good idea to get fresh HIV infected blood into a sore or cut. Hiv treatment also cuts the risk. ...Read more
Bit my lip, broken skin & trace bleeding. Risk of blood-borne disease (HIV, hep, etc.) transmission to/from partner in deep kissing?
A small risk: yes there would be a small risk. you should have testing if there is a concern the partner has these infections. ...Read more
HIV is hard to get: I am not sure what you are really asking. Hiv is not caught in normal life settings. It is not caught from inanimate objects, from casual contact with an infected person; it is not caught through normal skin. If you have a fresh open wound and someone actively bleeds into your wound then we can talk about this. What are you really worrying about? Why are you so worried? ...Read more
Deep kissing with csw, protetcted vaginal, receive unprotected oral. Are shaving small cuts on testicles/pubic area HIV concern from licking. Thank u.
Touched area where hep c patient bled. No blood where I touched. Concerned contracted hep c through semi healed wound on other side of finger. Help?
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