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Dental spittoon - risk of exposure

Dear Dr. Bob!I am a dental nurse, on clinic last week I went to fill up the mouthrinse for the patient...however the pressure of the tap (clean drinking water) was on very high it hit the spittoon surface which had saliva and a small blood from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there... Read more »

low dose asprin + HIV meds

Thanks for your answers.I had blood drawn for labs and the blood barely trickled into the vial. The... Read more »

Please Help-Transmission by sharing drinking water cup

Dear Mr. Kull,I am very much worried about this incidence, your advice will be very much... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

...each household. The median age of the caretakers was 27 years. Forty- nine (41 percent) caretakers had no formal education. Drinking water was typically collected from the municipal system by a family member and was stored in 99 (83 percent) of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

... IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Is drinking water sold in vending machines safe for people with HIV?

...marketing strategy for increasing their sales. What the ads do not state is that products like antibacterial soaps increase the risk of developing bacteria that will eventually be resistant to those agents and become even stronger. Members of the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...including neuropathy. The combined use of Videx and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT), Zerit (stavudine, d4T), or hydroxyurea may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy. Either Videx or Videx EC taken with Zerit increases the risk of facial wasting, or... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...nervousness.Ive heard you cant get anything from swallowing and giving head and I never really worried before. I realize the risks now and am very worried.Is this a sign of infection? Read more »

Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...could suck on it and i did ,suck it 4 times and she pulled away,then i teasted somthing on my tonge .i said goodby and drove off drinking water and spitting it out 3 weeks later texts book symptoms major Flu(sour throat ,head... Read more »

scared in tenn.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i tested neg. at 13 weeks. but i have been having severe headaches for the past month. could the test been wrong. Read more »

pos and neg dating

Posted by livesinadream, 3 Replies
...other person. Hes scared every time we are together that he will get infected. I am so tired of hurting and so tired of having hiv be this huge issue in our relationship. He has been there for me since the day I found out and I love him so... Read more »