I asked a follow-up question regarding item/food and money exchanges with cuts and bleeding about a week ago and I didn't get a reply. My question was if, say, a cashier was swiping or exchanging food and non-food items with a customer, or they were handling your money and they had cuts and/or sores on their hands, and, say, you had cuts and sores on your hands, and both of you may had bleeding occurring, could the fact that you exchanged food, money, and/or items theoretically place you at risk of contracting HIV if they had it? You can include cuts and/or sores on their lips and face as well. I have very dry hands and fingers with cuts and cracks on them, particularly during the Winter months, and sometimes they slightly bleed, so it's a concern for me. I hope to get an answer from you, and thank you.
Hi! I want to ask my situation wherein I took a cab in an asian country and I was not wearing any seat belt. The vehicle then accidentally bumped in some of the sidewalk rails and my head bumped into the roof of cab as well as my lips got in hard contact with the doors. I did not get any visible wounds from the accident but perhaps some minute wounds could have been present.My worry however is that the inside of the cab is not very clean and who knows if someone HIV positive has taken a ride in the cab just before I did, will my head bump and contact of my lips can cause access for HIV transmission especially if I got some minuscule wounds? You know, body fluids may be present there though, I did not really felt any wetness. Based on my account, is this a risk for HIV? Thank you for the answer.
Hello! I stubbed my toe which started bleeding as it pulled off part of my nail. I took some cuticle cutters to clip off the edge that had been pulled up (so the cuticle cutters were in contact with my blood). What I didn't realise is they had been used probably 10 minutes before by someone. If they had been used by someone hiv pos and that person had bled, could hiv be transferred to me by using them on my bleeding nail?
I recently went to the barber shop, approximately 10 days back to get a shave. There was a man who was also getting a shave before me. After he was done, I noticed some blood in the shaving pot.
The barber washed the shaving pot with water. But he used the same shaving brush. However I am quite sure that he changed the blades. Can there be HIV virus remaining in the shaving pot? Can HIV be transferred from the same shaving brush?
Can HIV be transmitted from water on wet shower floor with infected blood or semen that comes in contact with a broken skin on a foot due to athletes foot?
Hey I have a few questions .
I was at a party yesterday and I shared a bottle with someone and what if there was like blood on it ? I did clean the rim before drinking it but I am a bit anxious about it . Is there any possibility ? The drink was vodka . I had a mild sore throat an oral ulcer and like cut/chapped lips at the time
Hi. I had protected (using a condom) sex with a female sex worker. A couple of hours beforehand I accidentally cut my index finger, a non-deep small cut of a maximum of 0.5 cm in length, on the outside knuckle area. So, I didn't finger her at all. She applied lubricant on both herself and the condom. I remember that at some point I tried to make sure with my hand that the condom was still on and my fingers came in contact with the lubricant and possibly some vaginal fluid after she pulled out momentarily, but I think not directly with the cut. Anyway I wiped my fingers off with a cloth. I also remember that later I masturbated a bit with the used condom on, removed it and continued for a while with the same hand. Assuming that she was sick am I in risk of having caught something? This happened 5 days ago and today I noticed that I'm a bit fatigued and not very cheerful, with a very mild sore throat. Although I've been traveling outside in the cold so it might be that. Any ideas? I've read online some stuff that made me worry.
I did shave at barber shop and had a cut. What are chances of HIV transmission. What should i do that i concludes i am safe after that barber shop cut?
I also forgot to mention that in the last two weeks I cut gut by a piece of glass which I wasent sure had blood on it and also I got per soak silverware water where customers put there used silverware in the tub and the water which could have had saliva and blood splashed into my eye so could that have been it and I got HIV through it and that's why I have this sore throat symptom
In august I got an oral swab and it came back negative and just a couple weeks ago I got a cut from a customers plate and then I got water splashed on my eye from per soak where customers throw in there used silverware you guys said it was no risk but today I have sort of a small sore throat .. the soreness seems to be just around where the nasal opening is in the mouth and 1. If it were hiv would a get a bugger sore throat not just a small one and would there be more symptoms ? I tested negative in august and is there anyway they could have made a mistake ?