HIV Prevention Community
Possible HIV exposure???
About This Community:

If you believe you have been exposed to HIV and want help to judge your risk, would like advice about HIV testing, or have questions about the effectiveness of condoms or risks associated with specific sexual practices, this is the site for you.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Possible HIV exposure???

Can you acquire HIV from getting scratched with nail in wall in a home of Hiv person? Not sure if blood was on nail but everyone seems to get stuck on it and it went through my shirt to my arm.
6 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
No. HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
Mother to child
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Even if it broke the skin with very minimal bleeding?
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I guess even if that person got scratched too correct?
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
No risk.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I'm sorry I can't find my other comments. Even though there may have been blood on it and it broke the skin?
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Sorry I found them. Thank you very much for your time!!!!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
HIV Prevention Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top HIV Answerers
480448_tn?1403547723
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Teak
OH
366749_tn?1370585676
Blank
diver58
Karachi, Pakistan
580755_tn?1357673215
Blank
Vance2335
Buffalo, NY
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
hangon51
Toronto, ON
186166_tn?1385262982
Blank
LIZZIE LOU
Auburn, AL