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HIV Transmission In The Eye

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HIV transmission through eye splash

I was performing an accu check on an HIV positive patient when a drop of his blood splashed and landed on a spot just beloe my eye lid-but not on the eye lid itself. At first i wiped it off with my gloved right hand, then i later wshed my face. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with the ER doctor. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. PEP certainly was not warranted. And if there was no chance Read more »

HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just... Read more »

eye splash exposure with HIV and hepatitis infected blood

I had an exposure to blood from a pt who was both HIV positive and Hepatitis C positive blood. He... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: In the Eye of the HIV/AIDS Storm

...someone else to spend his money on," she said, echoing many other sex workers interviewed. "If you are concerned about HIV/AIDS, you stay home," said a worker who called herself "Beyonce." Carrying condoms in her purse would be "un-ladylike,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ugandan Health Minister Muhwezi Eyes Cuba for HIV/AIDS Drugs

...headquarters in Kampala, accepted an invitation to visit Cuba. "During my visit, I will discuss how this technology [to manufacture AIDS drugs] can be transferred here," Muhwezi said. He received literature on antiretroviral technology from the... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Keeping an Eye on HIV Treatment: From Substance Abuse to Side Effects

...Hicks resurrected via PowerPoint. As the protease inhibitor (PI) era dawned, Newsweek asked if we could anticipate "The End of AIDS?" Those three-drug combos certainly changed the face of the epidemic, but at a price. The Newsweek cover... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware: HIV Testing Eyed for Accused Sex Offenders

...Legislature, an accused sex offender would have to submit -- in response to a court order or a request by the alleged victim -- to HIV testing within 48 hours of arrest. As deemed appropriate, defendants -- including those who initially test... Read more »
Connect With Others

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...this, I through some water inside my eye. now I am afraid that if that stain was blood, then I may have become infected with HIV, because I touched the stain and then the water that went into my eye. Also I had some cuts in my hands resulting... Read more »

HIV Optic Neuropathy

Posted by toper3
...Has anyone hear of this Eye condition? Has anyone ever had problems with there eyes as a result of HIV??--after ruling out EVERYTHING ELSE Read more »

possible eye exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...know if there is risk in the following situation which I experienced a few months ago. I have a fear to blood and contracting HIV for the last couple of years, just for your info. A few months a go, on a warm day I went on a boat trip, about 1... Read more »