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abrasion of skin on low shaft - hiv infection port ?

vaginal rubbing on penis shaft all the way up to head of penis performed by southeast asian sexworker with pupic hair stups scratching skin of shaft and scrotum to the point where it left the skin with an abrasion - 1,5 days after I found the abrasion on the lower shaft with a scap on it - did think anything of it - but 4 weeks after the incident I am itching all over - but don´t have a rash but do have 6 to 8 small raised skin sores which bleed a little and my upper lip is swollen and itchy and my penis head is painful - no sores on penis and no other symptoms - I also performed oral sex on her clitoris and I had 2 mouth sores which I forgot about while having sex with her - the sores both had scaps on them - I used Durex water-based gel in her vagina and could in fact taste the gel while licking her clitoris - the penis shaft was very wet after the vaginal rubbing - probably also from the gel but also from her vaginal fluid - as she was very horny - in fact she wanted to engage in unprotected vaginal penetration during the vaginal rubbing - which I stopped so I never penetrated her vagina without a condom - and then washed my penis but in a rushed and not thorough way - I have never before put my self at such risk - and I am worried - I was taken by her very sexual and sensual seduction - but I think she was very unprofessional - in hindsight - as she but both of us at risk - she also wanted to perform oral sex on my penis head without a condom which I also did not allow her to do - all this has made me think she was in fact careless because she already knows she is infected - I asked her if she was hiv + and she said NO ! - but I am in serious doubt and am afraid

Doctor consult

Hi, is there any risk if my dermatology doctor, without gloves,put her hands on my mole skin to check it? I have a new big mole skin and I really need a consult after I damaged it. She had some small cuts...:( and she didnt' wash her hands before. Please help.

runbbing penis on back with small cut

HI,
Last week, I was with someone and rubbed my penis on her back.
No penetration no anal vaginal sex at all.
Just plain rubbing on back. But later i noticed she had a cut on her back where my penis touched - like the one if you or someone scratch, very hard, there back with nails. The cut was not deep and it appears that blood had clotted as there were red spots like the ones you get after scratch from sharp things may be nails in this case..
MY concern -penis touched the back of lady which had cut on her back which was a red blood spot (dont know- how old the cut was, so cant say whether it was clotted but she stayed with me for 1:30 hours before i did rubbing thing and most probably she gave the red spot to herself earlier as i did not do those things and neither she scratched her back infront of me.).
am I at risk for hiv due to penis touching cut with blood spot.
thanks and regards
in advance

ps adding link of image i found on net to show the kind of scratch
http://image.shutterstock.com/z/stock-photo-scratch-on-a-human-skin-2145... but in my case the scratch appeared to be more dark red like a day old

Infection from Fingering

I have a question regarding HIV transmission from fingering a vagina with a cut on a finger. I fingered a CSW for a couple of minutes with what I deemed a fairly deep cut maybe 4mm deep - more than just superficial but did not require stitches. It was a day or two old and was not bleeding at the time. Is there any reason that I need to get tested because of this?

I love my girl friend and i don't want her to be at risk.

Before anything else, I would like to thank you for your time reading this question and I really find your site very informative.

I tried to search for other concerns on this site hoping to ease my mind with a relevant answer to my own problem but unfortunately I'm one of the guys surfing the web with a poor internet connection so it's quite time and patience consuming. I guess i'll just take the precious chance that you might actually answer my concern.

Yesterday, i went to a barber shop to get my hair trimmed. When the barber was about to shave the edges of my hair, he used the razor blade that was located on the top of his table. It is already exposed, so i guess he already used it to other costumers before me. While shaving, he accidentally cut me on the back part of my neck. I'm sure the cut bled and in order to stop the bleeding he used his own finger to wipe the blood on my cut.. My concern is this, what if he has also a bleeding cut/wound on the exact finger that he used to wipe the blood on my cut? Will i be at risk of HIV? Please, i'm really scared. I have a girlfriend and i don't want her to at risk because of me.

HIV Transmition

Hello,

I have a question about HIV transmition.

1. I read here on your website, when talking about sores and cuts, you say "deep sores/ cuts". How exactly deep does a sore have to be in order to transmit the HIV virus?

2. I also read about "direct access to the bloodstream". What do you really mean by direct access and blood stream?

QUESTION:
If i'm biting myself on a lip or cheeck, and then I develop a sore and the sore is bleeding, is the bleeding sore which I bite myself a direct access to the blood stream? Does biting myself on a lip or cheeck till I bleed a direct access?

I understand HIV dies when exposed to oxygen/ air, but I have a question that is bothering me!
My friend had a bleeding sore on his toe because he kicked a stone and got injured and started to bleed. Then he touched his sore on removing the damaged skin. Immediately, he touched my clothes with blood on his hands, then blood remained. I immediately touched the place on my clothes at which he touched me, which had blood. Then I touched my head. Then I washed my head with water. Then water started to flow into my mouth, directly to the bleeding sore on my lip.

Assuming my friend is HIV , am I at risk, or did I contract the virus? Do I need to get tested?

Please help!

Worried About HIV From Semen On Anus Area Cut

Hi,

I am very worried since two days about my encounter with a 60 year old gay man. I am a gay man too from India. I met this old man whose HIV status is unknown in my area. He kissed me a lot all over my body. Then he placed his penis around my groin area, and rubbed his head. Then I turned around and he placed the tip of is penis around my anus area and rubbed all over the back of my testis, groin etc. He then ejaculated on the floor. We did not have any anal penetration or oral stuff. What freaks me out is that I have several cuts, rashes and bruises around my groin, anus area and under my testis near the anus. I am very worried as I keep thinking about the situation where some of his precum, semen might have directly fallen into my small cuts, wounds on my anus and groin area although I saw him ejaculate a lot on the floor not into my body. But still I am a lot more worried. So I would like to know what are my risk in case a small portion on his precum, semen might have directly came into contact into the wounds, cuts on my anus and testis area? What are the chances of contacting HIV? Do I need to test over this situation?

Please help. Expecting your reply as I am really going nuts thinking about the whole encounter.

Thanks

hiv risk after scratch in groin

I had sexual encounter with sex worker in Pattaya, Thailand. It was a soapy massage in which first we both get into tub naked and wash each other. Then she made me lie down a plastic mattress and slide upon my bare body by her bare body. She did all kind body to body rubbing while covered in soap. she was also rubbing her genitals on my genital . Now after washing with water she gave me towel to wipe. And she used another towel to wipe her . Afterwards we had protected sex on the bed. Next day i noticed abrassion or you may call it scratch on my inner thigh /groin area which was looking red but it was not bleeding , it may be caused by her intense rubbing by her pubic hairs cause while she was clean shaven down but one small area/patch in her pubic region was not clean shaven and it was very small needly like pubic hairs. So that must be reason. So is there any risk involved due to cut while genital rubbing and may be some fluid of her touched my scratched area .

But now i am worried if I am at risk . Cause after 2weeks i stared to have itchiness around neck but they used to come and go but i never scratched them And some type of feeling that my throat is behaving differently.i read all these symptoms over the net and i worried to death if I actually had been infected. Also my hunger is not the same any more.

So i got tested for ELISA which i think was a 4th genration p24 and antibody . The test was done after 33 days and result said non reactive. is this report ok to be relied on? .

Please reply my message . Now today that is 25 may 2016 its been 46 days. The present situation is that there are some very few pimple like small lesions things on my upper shoulder which do not itch . I did not yet got flu , fever, nose running or muscle ache.

Thanks for reading my message hope you create awareness like this all the time. God bless

HIV through razor cut at the barber shop

Hello! I am desperated and I need your help. 2 months ago I went to the barber shop for a new hairstyle. I think that the barber cut me, because when she finished the haircut, he dabbed me with a tissue with alcohol. I think that it was a small cut, because it healed completely in 3-4 days. Please respond to my question because I'm so depressed and I feel like the anxiety is killing me. I don't know if he changed the blade but I certainly know that it was minimum 5 minutes between me and the previous customer. I have 3 swollen lymph nodes at my neck and I don't know if I should go and get tested or not and if it is a no risk or not. I mention that i have 17 years old, I have never had sex with anybody and I have never taken drugs. I am grateful to you for your work and I hope that you will respond to my question. Thank you so much and have a nice day!

small cut fear

do hiv enter through small cut? i found in a website that there are 3 reported case of hiv though small cuts. is it true? pls answer quickly iam so scared.....

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