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CHANCES OF HIV AFTER ONE EXPOSURE

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Husband Dentist Exposed to HIV on Job Yesterday

Dr. Bob,My husband is a dentist and was exposed to HIV while drilling a patient's tooth. Blood/saliva squirted into his eye (he was not wearing his protective eyewear. The patient was HIV positive (as noted in his file, which my husband did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...precautions when working on a patient! Now that's what is really stupid (or at least inexcusably careless!).Your chances of acquiring HIV from your careless (and inconsiderate) husband are essentially nonexistent (assuming he's had no other... Read more »

HIV Exposed

Hi Doctor,I have been seeing a guy for 6 months now it was going really well then one night 2... Read more »

Nurse exposed to HIV + blood

I am a nurse who was working, I took blood from an HIV + patient, wore the protective gloves and no... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientist Who Exposed Chinese SARS Cover-Up Released From Jail, Plans to Work on Country's HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...according to the Washington Post (Pan, Washington Post , 7/21). Jiang has indicated that he now plans to work to fight HIV/AIDS in the country ( Toronto Star , 7/21). "When I get out, the next thing I will direct my energies to is the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana Man Booked With Exposing Wife to HIV

...A Chalmette, La., man who allegedly forced his wife to have sex after learning he had tested positive for HIV has been booked for intentionally exposing her to it. Authorities announced the arrest Tuesday. The police report said that after Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States

...Cost-Effectiveness of nPEP Evidence of Current Practice Evaluation of Persons Seeking Care After Potential Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV Evaluation for Sexually Transmitted Infections, Hepatitis, and Emergency Contraception ... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not... Read more »

Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
...I am a gay male who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and Read more »

Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock. I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived. Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »