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Accidental Hiv Transmission And Dental Instruments

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Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my question is concerning Hepatitis C? While talking in a session, a client of mine (I'm a counselor) with that dx in her chart (at some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your risk of acquiring hepatitis C from getting a "small amount of spit" in your eye is nonexistent. I'll reprint some information about hepatitis C transmission below.Dr. BobHepatitis C TransmissionHCV is mainly transmitted when... Read more »

dental treatments and HIV

Hello Doctor! I am HIV positive patients currently in treatment and laboratory values... Read more »

Got poked with instrument during sterilization

So today I was doing sterilization in our dental office. As I was filling the steam autoclave I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Risk HIV Infection Through Contaminated Instruments, Breast Milk at Hospitals in South African Province, Study Says

Blood-stained medical instruments and "mix-ups" with breastmilk in some public hospitals in South Africa's Free State province are increasing the risk that children might contract HIV in the health care setting, according to a study presented at a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Response Should Be "Instrument for Social Justice"

"It is outrageous that, in 2012, when we have everything we need to beat AIDS, we are still fighting prejudice, stigma, and exclusion," UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe writes on the Human Rights and HIV/AIDS "Now More Than Ever " blog,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

Last fall, the nonprofit group Housing Works opened a full-service health clinic in Brooklyn exclusively for women with HIV/AIDS. A dental clinic housed in the facility, located at 57 Willoughby St., also accepts male patients. Many of the people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.K. Crown Prosecution Service Issues Guidelines to Clarify Law on Intentional, Reckless Transmission of HIV

The United Kingdom's Crown Prosecution Service on Friday issued guidelines to clarify a law on intentionally or recklessly transmitting HIV, London's Daily Mail reports. According to the guidelines, cases of intentional or reckless HIV... Read more »
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dental symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi. I'm a 25 year old heterosexual woman. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago. 2 weeks after the incident, my teeth started to hurt. I went to visit my dentist and he told me that I have acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. I believe this is also... Read more »

Accidentally passing on HIV

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with someone who could be HIV+ in November. I got tested the next day and the results came back a few weeks later as neg. I was tested again in December and got a second neg but I need to be tested again in March for a more... Read more »

HIV or Dental Issue ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FOund some interesting things on the net when looking up symptoms of body aches, headaches, joint muscle pain, ear aches, etc. drug resistance. I have not had any type of sexual intercourse other than masterbation for almost three years now and in... Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are Dental Symptoms ? and what kind of chills do ppl get when they are infected with HIV ? Read more »