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Blisters Worried It Could Be HIV

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Worried Medical Student!!!!!!

Dr FrascinoA few days ago whiled in clinic, I was debriding a blister at the bottom of an HIV+ pt, some how a small amount/droplet(even small then normal droplet) of blister fluid landed on my face. I am worried because im not to sure if it might...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...James,You did the correct thing in reporting your incident to your attending physician. I agree with his assessment and advice: no HIV risk. Neither HIV testing nor PEP is warranted.Dr. Bob Read more »

RESPONSE TO THE POST: Worried about HIV infection query from India

Dr Bob...Worried indian female again.....how r u ? hope your doing well....just read this post from... Read more »

Worried about HIV infection query from India

Dear Doctor,I being worried I can not resist myself from asking the question which you may... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
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worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...and went on on a 2 guy hookup after that,This was three weeks ago. the past 2 days now I have sores in my throat like strep ,blisters on lips and a lot of diarrhea .I have asked others and say its not HIV just nervousness.Ive heard you cant get... Read more »

Still worried, helpful clues as to my problems?

Posted by detino04, 5 Replies
...about 1 inch below my head grew in a cluster, they went away a few days later, over these past 3 months, I've broken out with blister types, just under the rim of my head, and towards the top of my shaft, not a bunch, but a couple on and off. I... Read more »