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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...was blood or not whats the hiv risk? or am i paranoid? also, when someone bowls and the ball goes through the gutter to the person, if there was any blood, would it be cleaned on the way? i woke up saturday morning with my shirt half wet and legs... Read more »

trash, stain, blood?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was a brown paper bag in the trashcan and there were two dark stains on it. At one point, I think my flashlight accidentally touched one of these stains on the bag. Then without thinking I handled the flashlight with my hands for a long time and... Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched it without any protections, ex. gloves. One or two minutes later, I washed my hands with water and soap... Read more »

Not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...accidently touched some dried blood stains on the ground. I have a cut on my thumb. What if the blood belonged to a HIV postive person? Can I catch HIV this way? What if the HIV gets onto the skin of my hands and I proceed to touvh table tops,... Read more »