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Old 06-20-2012, 11:53 PM   #1
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Definition of open/closed wound? An hour old tender,pink,non-bleeding wound = open?

Hi Guys,

I really appreciate the amount of information and assurance you are imparting here. I just got over with one of my concerns while the mind made me stick to another.

Guys I want to ask your opinion/information about what is considered as open vs closed wound in terms of HIV transmission medically? An hour old wound with top layer of skin peeled off, which is tender and pink but not bleeding, is it considered an open wound and susceptible to HIV transmission?


The concern I have is, as I get calluses on hands after pull ups which I press and trim with nail clipper many times leaving tender pink wound there. If vaginal/anal mucous of a prone CSW touch these wounds will it lead to HIV transmission?

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Old 06-21-2012, 01:46 AM   #2
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Re: Definition of open/closed wound? An hour old tender,pink,non-bleeding wound = ope

Your concerns are not worthy. Any wound like that would heal straight away. As we have told you in your last thread, we understood your post and concerns hence why we said you did not have any risk of hiv
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Re: Definition of open/closed wound? An hour old tender,pink,non-bleeding wound = ope

The type of wound that would be required for you to be infected with HIV would put you in the emergency room. You would need severe trauma- the type of injury that you would receive in a car accident. To my knowledge, such infections are extremely rare.

In your case, the skin has several layers that keep pathogens out of the blood stream, so loss of the top layer would not make you vulnerable to HIV infection. Also, HIV does not remain infectious outside the body, so contact with another person's fluids would not put you at risk even if you had a significant wound. HIV infection always happens INSIDE the body, through direct inoculation of infectious material inside a body cavity or vein. You don't have an HIV concern and should not be worried about common wounds, abrasions, cuts, etc. as these are irrelevant to HIV transmission.

 
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Re: Definition of open/closed wound? An hour old tender,pink,non-bleeding wound = ope

Buddy the advice in your pervious thread was very clear. Nothing you did put you anywhere near an HIV infection. HIV is spread by:

1. Unprotected anal and/or vaginal sex.
2. Sharing street drug works.
3. Mother to child.

Nothing as in absolutely nothing you have described here as come anywhere near these scenarios. Buddy please do yourself a huge favour here and stop over thinking this. HIV is very very simple, unless you engage in one or more of the activities listed above you’re not at a risk of an HIV infection. You would not even be engaging in any of the above activities if you had a wound that posed even the slightest risk of an HIV infection, you would be in hospital.

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Old 06-21-2012, 02:59 AM   #5
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Re: Definition of open/closed wound? An hour old tender,pink,non-bleeding wound = ope

Thank you very much Apollo123, joggen, Kevin. The conflicting statements from Doctors and other sources grabbed my mind back into agony repeatedly. I've been scared too much. I'll take your advise and try to get a good sleep tonight. Thank you guys.

 
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Re: Definition of open/closed wound? An hour old tender,pink,non-bleeding wound = ope

I had been so scared I didn't wanted to take the chance and didn't took my underwear off. But now I am still scared as it is going in mind. This is 11th day since that day. I know I will never in my life ever dare to think about CSW's. This life is not my personal property to take such risks. Please guys advise if-

-There's some secretion from her nipple touches lips (mucous membrane), and if lips are chapped, there's a risk?
-I used the tissue to wipe my fingers off her vaginal fluid. Then touched that tissue over my penis. I had masturbated a day before and had definitely sore skin on the penis head. Could touching that tissue pose a risk?

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