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Hiv Through Cut On Finger
Depends: Only if their blood touches your cut hand (or mucus membrane). ...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 hiv/hcv transmit if small bleeding cut on me? I work at restraunt&often get cuts on fingers. Scared co worker's blood got on my small cut?
Fixed catheter and tore glove urine hit little bit of finger then wiped my mouth can HIV transmit?
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
I got small cut on hand 10 minute before n has stopped bleeding.other person cut his hand with knife. so if his blood flew to my cut is there hiv risk?
Complicated question: Are you aware if the other person has HIV infection? Unclear if the other person cut his hand with the same knife and then you suffered a cut? This needs professional and direct input. If you have reason to believe the other person has HIV and you are concerned about transmission best to seek care now. Test that can be done on both which give HIV results in 4 hours. There are options. Risk is low! ...Read more
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
Can HIV transmitted through kissing & sucking if both have cut or chapped lips at the point & blood intact?
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!
I was handed key chain someone going toilet then put bandaid on my bleeding finger and touched inside of bandaid after touching keys HIV or hepatitis?
Forgive my frankness: These are unrealistic fears, and in fact the scenario leaves me wondering. If you are obsessed with the idea that you are going to contract HIV / hepatitis (aren't you immunized against hepatitis B?) in a fantasy scenario like this one, you owe it to yourself and those who love you to get help from a psychiatrist or other competent mental health specialist. Please stop doing this to yourself & us. ...Read more
Wound: Cuts on finger can become dangerous if it gets infected especially if the person is not immunised against tetanus and they get exposed to bug which causes tetanus. Tetanus bug is prevalent as spores in nature and its easy to get exposed to these spores but prevention by vaccination is easy . So everyone should keep themselves up to date with vaccination . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
Does penis wid s.Fluid pushed on outside vagina, with a healing cut on vagina can transmit hiv? No intercrs/std. And cut was not active.
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
Hiv transmitted through water, while cleaning mix water blood on floor, & person has cut on his fingers, if he touch that blood how much chances of hiv
Potential risks: All you described are potential risks for infection, as the required precautions are not followed , the reason to wear gloves & protective gear, not to touch body fluids , protect open wound by proper dressings and gloves, fortunately it appears HIV virus do not survive long out side the human body. ...Read more
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