Fingernail bacteria

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Avatar f tn If your scratching the rash, the fingernail bacteria is causing it to spread. This could have started from one single pimple and spread from scratching.
Avatar f tn During sex, I inadvertently scratched his penis with my fingernail. It was only afterwards that we realized the scratch was deep enough to draw blood. What is the risk of contracting Hep C in this scenario?
Avatar m tn My main concern comes from the anal stimulation in that maybe she had some virus/bacteria on her hand from a previous guy and get fingernail may have rubbed the tissue opened and infected me with an std/sti. Is this at all possible? Am I at risk for any std's/sti's from anything that was done?
Avatar f tn I accidently scraped somebody in my family with my fingernail, then seconds afterwards accidently put my finger in my mouth. There is a chance they are sexually active. The amount of blood from the wound was small.
Avatar m tn Can HIV live under your fingernail from masturbating someone else off then be transferred to a mucous membrane? Like the ears by a q tip?
Avatar f tn The other thing is, really wash your hands before checking the cervix. The vagina is one of the cleanest spots in the body, with specific flora that keep it healthy, and hands are able to be one of the most bacteria-laden parts of the body besides the anus, pretty much. Don't introduce foreign bacteria, viruses, fingernail dirt, sweat, funguses, yeasts, anything if you can help it. Better not to check the cervix at all than to give yourself an infection. Good luck!
Avatar m tn Hi, I have a question about HIV/AIDS and solo masturbation. Is it possible to come into contact with blood, etc. in the environment through touching things, and then have HIV/AIDS spread through masturbation after this? How long can HIV survive in the environment? Could it be preserved under a fingernail, etc.? I realize that I'm probably overly paranoid about this, but needed some reassurance. Thanks.
Avatar n tn Cell wall deficient bacteria and L shaped bacteria. There IS a new STD, but we are being lied to. They are caused by mycoplasmas of many different types.
Avatar m tn Thrush may be associated with some type of immune disorder in which the immune system isn't functioning properly. It can also be a side effect of antibiotics which kill bacteria but doesn't harm fungus, which then can grow more easily with less competition from bacteria.
Avatar f tn Is fingernails determine who the father is?
Avatar f tn Why is my fingernail on my middle finger starting to pull away from my skin and turn white and the bottom half is pitting and peeling? What could this be?
Avatar m tn Each of those have their own unique quirks....Innys can get a collection of lint, bacteria and things get in there and if not cleaned well can cause a toe jam type smelly stuff, anyway, if that collects long enough and added to that are all the skin cells that die everyday..a perfect breeding ground for bacteria to grow, then some kind of injury that created a SMALL break in the skin;....a fingernail scratch in the night..tiny scratch...
Avatar m tn 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.
Avatar f tn On friday (considering today is monsay) my boyfriend was fingering me and he accidentally slipped out and cut the area around my vagina with his fingernail. It bled really bad for a haft of hour maybe, and didn't bled again. I'm terrified, because this has never happened to me and i don't know what to do. It also burns really bad when I go to the bathroom.
Avatar m tn I have a lunch today and i found a piece of vegetables, where is a red(Probably the fingernail size) I don‘t know whether it is blood, I didn’t eat it. The vegetable taste a little wrong.I thrown it into the garbage box. But soup and meat,they touch the red vegetable and i eat a few . soup no visible blood I'm sure but the meat is dark so i can't pay attention to, if there is blood in the meat. I happen to have oral ulcers and bleeding will be infected with HIV?
Avatar n tn Can HIV be transmitted if semen got underneath a fingernail? In otherwords, is the tissue underneath the fingernail vulnerable to passing HIV into the blood stream?
Avatar m tn Do you think the virus will transfer from my hand to zipper to then underneath my fingernail? Is it possible to get underneath the fingernail from a small metal zipper?
Avatar m tn Does herpes whitlow cause pain under the fingernail and forearm? I've heard of the tingling and burning, I'm not feeling either but I'm feeling numbness under the fingernail and forearm? I did use the bathroom and with the same hand I pulled up my zipper and then in seconds used the underneath of my fingernail very firmly to secure it without washing my hands, very paranoid I spread the virus to my zipper then to the underneath of my fingernail.
Avatar m tn hi i hope u can answer my question fast please i'm dying here from anixity , i tested negative a week ago i have done nothing just wanted to make sure i'm ok , after one day i shaked my friends hand after 10 seconds i saw blood on my fingernail i did touch my chapped CUT lips with my hand , i'm worried that its his blood n i got it on my CUT lips can i get hiv like that PLEASE ANSWER ME FAST
Avatar m tn Although the rash may be itchy, avoid scratching it because you may damage the skin, and allow bacteria to get in, leading to infection. You may also need topical and oral steroids which are available under prescription. Also wear cotton clothes. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps.
Avatar n tn I scratched it using my fingernails and i noticed the pimple rash had a blood (red but the blood did not went outside the body) and i checked the fingernail that i used there is no visible blood also... Questions: 1. If the technician have a dried blood in my car and my fingernail hit or touches the blood and used the same fingernail to scratch my pimple rash...Do you think this is hcv transmission? Higk Risk, Low Risk Or No Risk? Begging for your merciful answer..My anxiety is killing me.
Avatar m tn Could this be a type of fingernail material growing from the scalp? The physical consistency of this 'hair' strongly resembles that of a fingernail. Extensive searching the net has found nothing. Surely my daughter is not the only case like this. I read about keratin, but it seems the keratin in hair and nails is the same.
Avatar f tn Fingering is not a risk of HIV transmission cut with a fingernail or not.
Avatar f tn that "smear" was probably fingernail polish. no one that does nails, for a living, is going to sit around bleeding while working on customers.