|H2O - I need to know if I need to disclose
Apr 1, 2008
Should I disclose????????
Here are my current #s as of Last week. T-Cells 812 / Viral 39K / Ratio 30%. I am not on any meds. I am newly diagnosed (a little over a year)
I was at a wrestling event over the weekend (yes I know its fake, but it is fun to watch).
I was sitting in the front row. One of the wrestlers had his arm sliced (literally sliced opened). It was about 3 inches long and about a 1/4 inch deep and bleeding pretty badly.
He fell in front of me and screamed out for water to pour on his wound. Without thinking I gave him my water.
Should I let him know about my status since he poured the water I was drinking from drink into an open wound?
He is a friend of mine but he does not know my status (and it has never been brought up).
Should I disclose???????
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Relax Max. The HIV-transmission risk from the incident you describe is completely nonexistent.
Wrestling is fake? Wow, who would have guessed?!?
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