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Achy Balls After Swallowing Blood Worried I Have HIV

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HIV Infection via swallowing blood?

Dear Dr. Bob,My husband and I are aid workers in Tanzania, where the prevalence of AIDS is greater than 10% in the city we work (Dar es Salaam). He was involved in a car accident on Friday and the taxi driver's blood went into his mouth. He has no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in your husband's mouth. Most likely it was only a small quantity. There are components in saliva that inhibit HIV. Also, stomach acid would kill the virus.Because you are clearly worried, I'd suggest your husband get a single HIV-antibody test... Read more »

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worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative. Those tests made me feel a little relieved. However, from the 1 month period until now I had and still have body aches. A couple months ago, I was working as a waiter in a restaurant and my body ached up so badly just from waiting... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...foreskin. 4 weeks after this, around end of November, I came down with a flu-like illness -- fatigue, cold chills, and muscle aches. No fever, though. THIS was when the madness began -- I started going on the Internet, and my... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...are associated with lipodystrophy, which results in fat redistribution that can leave the face and lower limbs gaunt, the stomach swollen and the back humped. Lipodystrophy also raises cholesterol levels and causes glucose intolerance, which... Read more »

blood ache?

Posted by Anonymous
...maybe Jackie is a little upset with me and my stubborness. Forgive me Jackie please, but I'm concerned about what you call blood ache. Among all of the symptoms I experienced, I felt a strange itching mainly in my back: Its a funny burning like... Read more »