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HIV or Hep C from Handling Hospital Blanket/Sheet?

Hi Doctor, your wisdom has put my mind at ease on many occasions, but this time I feel like I experienced a new scenario that you never covered and I would really appreciate your input on this...I tend to my Mother who needs to go to the hospital...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You ask: "Am I crazy?" The answer is absolutely! You can't contract HIV or hepatitis C from merely touching a hospital blanket or sheet. Be reasonable frevinsakes!Dr. Bob Read more »

. Vincents Hospital Manhattan Comprehensive HIV Center

NEWS FOR Contact: Sujata SinhaIMMEDIATE RELEASE 212-981-5235WWW.SVCMC.ORG Mary Mooney ... Read more »

Risk of exposure in hospitals, hiv clinics etc.

Dear Dr. Bob, I had not been tested for HIV in about 10 years, so I went and got tested at my local... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations estimated from hospital discharges during 1997-2007 with any-listed HIV/AIDS diagnoses codes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Examines Program That Offers No-Cost HIV Tests in Hospital EDs

... The Chicago Tribune on Wednesday examined a CDC -funded program in four Chicago hospitals that offers no-cost HIV tests to emergency department patients. CDC in 2007 gave $35 million in grants to 23 state and local Read more »
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Making HIV Testing Part of All Hospital Admissions at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City

...not offering their patients HIV testing. 2 Antonio E. Urbina, M.D. A lot of patients without insurance use hospitals as their primary care, so [there are] a lot of missed opportunities to diagnose patients. For example, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New HIV/AIDS Hospital Opens in Ukraine

... A $3.5 million hospital for HIV/AIDS patients, which was rebuilt by the city government, opened Friday in Kiev. The hospital has the capacity to treat Read more »
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HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...am 54, have been HIV positive for 25 years, and have taken anti-HIV meds for 15 years. During my time with HIV, I have been hospitalized three times, once with PCP, another time with an allergic reaction to Bactrim, and once with Viread related... Read more »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
...Hi All ! My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital Read more »

PID and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Have any of you had PID with your HIV? Were all of you hospitalized? I am thinking I might have one, but don't want to be in the hospital. Did you have to have surgery? Read more »

HealthCare

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile needles when injecting Read more »