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Accidental Hiv Transmission And Dental Instruments

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dental hiv scare

I was cut by a dirty dental instrument. It had been soaking (30 mins..) in a dirty ultrasonic solution. That solution had been there over 7 days (we have a new assistant and had no idea it had been so long)2 days before I was cut, we had an AIDS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Soon-To-Be-Mommy! Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

at the gynecologist

hi doctor i am writing from italy. i went to the gynecologist to have an ecocography. the doctor did a transvaginal ecography and she asked me if i had hiv cause 7 days before a woman with hiv and epatitis didn't tell her but she found it out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sterilized (autoclaved) after each use. Protective coverings (like a condom on a sex toy) are not necessary for medical and dental instruments that are sterilized. If you didn't have a good feeling about your recent visit to the gynecologist,... Read more »

6 weeks to go

Hi doctor,i already wrote to you and you've been so kind with me that you made me cry with your reply.I'm writing to you cause i can't go on with my life,i am the girl who had the transvaginal scan and the doctor told me that 7 days before a woman...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sterilized (autoclaved) after each use. Protective coverings (like a condom on a sex toy) are not necessary for medical and dental instruments that are sterilized. If you didn't have a good feeling about your recent visit to the gynecologist,... Read more »

indeterminate western blot

I was poked by a dental instrument recently and went and had a western blot done. My results came back indeterminate. I am married 5 years, both us only with each other in that time frame. I have never been a drug user. They did not do an ELISA...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »
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Australia: Patients to Be Tested After Hospital HIV Scare

...tests for 274 people treated between Nov. 6 and 13 at the facility's dental clinic. Authorities discovered that one batch of dental instruments cleaned on Nov. 6 was not subjected to the final steam sterilization process, so patients treated... Read more »
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...curse me and hopoe another person gets the virus, shame on you man but read what i posted on the sites ok and two women got hiv just by working in there homes from a needle stick iniury and no it wasnt from sex ok so just read Read more »

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