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Blisters Could I Have HIV

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through blister's water (BLISTER FLUID)

I had a training in a training school. There, I had a blister on my foot because I walked for a long time.To pull out the water of the blister, I used the needle which another man, who also had a blister on his foot , used. The needle was wet with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV can be present in, but is not transmitted through, blister fluid, saliva and tears. I don't recommend sharing needles, but your HIV risk from the activity you describe is essentially nonexistent. I'll reprint a post from the... Read more »

HIV Transmission via broken blisters

Dr. Bob,I'm HIV+. Sometimes when I work in the yard, I get blisters on my hands that... Read more »

Fever blister chance of HIV infection?

Hi! Just want to start off saying I am always so worried about this disease! I don't know why,... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Blistering Summer

It has been a dry hot summer The leaves on the trees are crinkled and brittle Like I am feeling inside the grass in my yard is brown the ground is crusty and coarse azaleas are struggling to stay alive Like my dehydrated... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Trekking With AIDS, Part 3 -- a Special Report

On Wednesday, June 28, 2000 -- the twelfth anniversary of her HIV diagnosis -- Dawn Averitt (center) and her companions Scott Averitt (left) and Brad Bridge (right) walked home to Georgia, having hiked the whole... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Develop Breath-Monitoring Device to Monitor Treatment Adherence Among HIV-Positive People

Researchers at the University of Florida and Xhale have developed a breath-monitoring device that can detect whether people living with HIV/AIDS adhere to their treatment regimens, ANI/Thaindian News reports. According to Richard Melker, a... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Know Your HIV Drugs: NNRTIs

Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) NNRTIs are another class of FDA-approved HIV antiviral drugs. There are currently three drugs approved for use in this class. NNRTIs work by targeting the structure of reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Blisters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are Blisters and Canker sores a symptom of HIV with in the 4 week of exposure or can they occur through out ? Im getting a small canker sore again i had one 3 days ago and they are my first two canker sores in years lol so im jw if they are a... Read more »

blister scar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, I wanted to try and make a conclusion about my incident that many of u are familiar with already. Please try to comprehend and help me in this situation, as it has been reeally stressing and depressing for me. My main worry was not the... Read more »

Trouble with Blisters on Inner Groin

Posted by beatofmyheart, 4 Replies
Diagnosed with HIV back in early 2011.

Since early August this year I've been having off and on appearances of weird single pimple like bumps on my inner groin area. They were exclusively on the right side at first, and then as of the past 2 weeks... Read more »

blister on big toe

Posted by worriedbutwell, 1 Reply
hi everyone, thanks for reading this.

about two months ago, a blister formed on the top of my left big toe. i quickly popped it and a clear liquid released. however, it hasn't healed yet and looks like a big mosquito bite. doesn't hurt or... Read more »