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Sanitary Pads - Real risk or no risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
I was walking a dark alley near my place when I stumbled upon a sanitary pad. Not sure if it was soiled or not, although I believe it was unused since it looked clean even in the dark. I was wearing flip-flops at the time and I had a small... Read more »

Butt Pad

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know of a resource for clothing that includes padding for your rear end?

I have lost my lovely ass over the years by taking Zerit, and find it painful to sit to long.

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never a dull day 4 me

Posted by alive2, 1 Reply
i woke up about a week ago, and my arm hurt something feirce. i thought i slept on it wrong, i waited about a week and it didnt get any better. used heating pad, ice, rest. nothing helped. i went to see a doc and the concensus is i have a real bad... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

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Sanitary pad splash In eye

Dear dr Bob, I am a nurse from Australia and honestly in freaking out I don't think there are any questions like mine in the forums. I was at work last night and went to the toilet to change my sanitary pad, when I dropped my sanitary pad in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day, Nurse from Oz."I feel as if I'm being paranoid...." I agree, you are being overly paranoid! PEP is definitely not warranted. As this happened at work, you should report the potential exposure to occupational health. They... Read more »

could sanitary mesaures cause microsccopic cuts to let in HIV

Help.....several times during that time of the month I took unsanitary measures....where I went ot the gym and worked out but continued to use the same sanitary napkin after I worked out as I did before and during my workout. Could things liek this...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Your question is very confusing. Are you HIV positive or negative? In either case your question is not about mental health but about transmission so I suggest you resubmit it to the transmission expert here at TheBody.comMichael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

general sanitary stand point

What is a general sanitary stand point.What is the risk of getting infected to HIV from these places.Thank you in advance....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm not sure what you are asking. But a quick HIV 101 review would be good measure. HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body fluid. This fluid is blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mothers breast milk/mother to child. This... Read more »

safety about hiv rapid test pad

hi, Dr Robert;I Have read some of your answers regarding the safety of rapid test pad. according to your answer, seems those rapid test pads do not contain any infecious virus, and made of bio combinants. does that mean MOST rapid test kit in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It means all rapid test kits (and other HIV testing assays) on the market are safe, do not contain any virus and pose absolutely no risk for possible infection.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russia Has 351,000 HIV-Infected: Chief Sanitary Doctor

Today at the European and Central Asian HIV/AIDS conference in Moscow, Russia's chief sanitary doctor said the country has 351,000 official HIV cases. "The current rate is 200 cases per 100,000" people, said Gennady Onishchenko, adding that most... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Information About Alcohol Prep Pads Packaged With Fuzeon and Certain Other Injection Products

Genentech has issued the following Dear Healthcare Professional letter for users of Fuzeon and certain other other injection products: IMPORTANT DRUG WARNING IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION REGARDING ALCOHOL PREP PADS MANUFACTURED BY TRIAD... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Tesamorelin for Fat Accumulation

Body fat changes (lipodystrophy) are relatively common among HIV patients, especially in those who have been on longer treatment, who are older, and have had fluctuations in weight. Also, there are particular antiviral medications that are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rumors, Myths and Hoaxes About HIV/AIDS

I got an e-mail warning that a man, who was believed to be HIV-positive, was recently caught placing blood in the ketchup dispenser at a fast food restaurant. Because of the risk of HIV transmission, the e-mail recommended that only individually... Read more »