**** Dear all,
Could you please clear up the following. If a person who takes care of a baby (9 months) and has HIV (maybe event acute phase), can he transmit HIV to a baby through a casual contact?
I have seen many answers and cases, but anyway it seems unclear. Of course, I don't mean cases with big sores/a lot of blood. But I mean cases when, for example, a child scratch you with nails (small scratch and there can be some blood on it) and then gets his fingers to mouth/eyes (always doing it, especially to the mouth because of toothing).
Many thanks in advance!
Hello. I am stressed about a situation that happened in canteen today and need your support (thanks a lot!!) just typical canteen, in which you grab your cutlery and tray etc yourself. In the middle of waiting in the row I noticed the worker right in front of me in the row has a very bad and fresh abrasion (whole forearm), not dripping blood, but very very fresh. from time to time he touched it just to check it or something, while touching the things I did touch immediately like the piles of cutlery and trays and napkins... I noticed too late when already having my lunch... Please is there any risk, if I touched some piece of blood he may left on these things if I immediately touched my cutlery and food? I also touch my eyes and nose often due to itching allergy and I don't know if I had or did not have any of his blood on my fingers... :( and now I am quite stressed when thinking back about it. Thanks a lot!!!
Hi. I recently injured my finger at work. The cut is not deep but not superficial either. It was bleeding quite a bit. My coworker rushed me to another room and then simply grabbed a clean tissue from the lobby and gently put it on my finger to make it stop bleeding and also using it as a bandage. He just put the tissue on my finger. He didn't press or directly touched my finger.
Was this situation a potential risk for HIV and Hep C transmission knowing that he did touch the tissue before putting on my finger and my finger was still bleeding at that time? I carefully watched his hands/finger and saw no blood on the tissue whatsoever but I am still really concerned about what happened.
I hope I can get some reassurance on this matter. Last Friday, I entered a female bathroom cubicle as soon as someone else vacated it and I neglected to check if there was anything on the toilet seat before sitting down to urinate. When I got up, I noticed there were some dried red stains on the seat which may or may not be blood. I'm now afraid that I might have actually sat on fresh blood and the reason why I didn't see the liquid blood was because my buttocks might have rubbed up against it. I was wondering if there was any risk HIV transmission from this action. I didn't check if I had any cuts on the part my buttocks that came into contact with the blood but I would think if there was a deep, open wound that was gushing with blood I'd have felt some sort of pain but I didn't. Was wondering if the HIV virus could be contracted from superficial fresh cuts coming into contact with fresh blood on a surface (this would be the worst case scenario in my situation). Would really appreciate a response on this and whether I need to get myself tested.
Hello, the other day I hooked up a someone with oral sex and he came on my stomach. I did not feel any sting like if a normal wound get in contact with any liquid. I cleaned up, and then I notice there were some small red cuts on my skin, but they were not bleeding. Is that a risk?
I know there are more question about this but with a lot of factors, I only want to ask if a stranger in a bar burn me with a cigarette in my hand it's possible to get infected.
Hello, Please I would like my question to be answered soon as I am so scared to death. I was with this new girl 2 weeks ago now. We had protected sex with my condom properly worn. The light was off, and after I removed the condom also properly, I jerked myself off to cum. I switched on the light and realized she had a tear, and I was stained with her blood on my groin. The stain has occured I removed the condom, which means I had masturbated with the blood. Please can I get infected wth hiv through this if she is positive, cos she didnt know her status. Please answer, I'm so scared to dealth right now..Thanks.
I bite my nails a lot and I tore skin off a few days ago and the day after I gave my boyfriend a handjob and he got cum on my thumb. I washed it off 1-2 minutes later; the place where I tore the skin off at is small but it was red and I don't think it was healed, it kind of looked like it was open. After I washed it off the area bled a bit. My boyfriend assures me he doesn't have HIV, but we don't know until his test comes back. Am I at risk if he has HIV??
Hi. I hand shake with friend. 5 sec later i clean my lips with my hand. It was cut on lips but not deep cut and no bleedind. I saw blood on my hand and touch my cut lips. Than i saw my friend hand is cut and litle blood. I need test I afraid pls help me..and whos. Ansvering in this site. Drs ..thans
Hi, I work at a tire plant where we retread tires. Theirs a small bore needle (no syringe attached to it ) we use as a tool to poke air bubbles out of the tires. This needle has a opening on the top and at the tip but we put a cap back on the tip after use. It was sitting around for 2.5 days without any use with the cap on the tip and the top opened to air then I used it and poked my thumb ( small poke with little blood coming out ). Since theirs an opening on the top of the needle where air gets to it could I get HIV if someone poked themselves 2.5 days prior or would the virus be inactive?