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Accidentally Exposed To Possible Hiv Patient

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Nurse exposed to HIV + blood

I am a nurse who was working, I took blood from an HIV + patient, wore the protective gloves and no problems during ths procedure. However, approximately 1 minute later the patient asked that another piece of tape be put on the gauze where the blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The HIV-acquisition risk from this occupational exposure is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. However, it is imperative that all occupational exposures (or potential exposures) Read more »

Husband Dentist Exposed to HIV on Job Yesterday

Dr. Bob,My husband is a dentist and was exposed to HIV while drilling a patient's tooth. ... Read more »

Hiv prevention (PEP) (TREATMENT AFTER EXPOSURE)

Dear Rob,I recently had sex with a man i do not know, without my knowledge he removed the condom. I... Read more »
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Genotypic Analyses of HIV Isolates for Antiviral Resistance Mutations from Source Patients Involved in Occupational Exposures

...Colorado in which theyanalyzed HIV isolates they obtained from 22 source patients of health careworkers who sustained occupational exposures to evaluate the presence ofantiretroviral resistance. They found that genetic evidence of resistanceto... Read more »
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Unique, Statewide Program of Acute HIV Testing and Partner Outreach Finds That Many Acute Infections in North Carolina May Stem From Exposure to Chronically Infected Patients

...Accompanying me on this interview is Gerald Pierone, M.D., an HIV clinician/researcher and the founder and executive director of the AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast in Fort Pierce, Fla. Sandra McCoy, Ph.D. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Research Rationale

...measures. How would HIV treatment drugs work to protect against HIV infection? The concept of providing a preventive drug before exposure to an infectious agent is not new. For example, travelers to an area where malaria is common are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Hospital Says Patients May Have Been Exposed to Viruses

...North Shore University Hospital notified 177 patients that they may have been exposed to HIV or hepatitis C during gastrointestinal endoscopies performed between April 28 and May 10. The hospital recommended they be Read more »
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Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other night and now Im living with the fear of being exposed. Two nights ago I met a man in a night club who I didnt know really well. One thing led to another and I let him... Read more »

Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock. I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived. Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »