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hiv/hep c risk from possible blood on eyes/lips?

Hi I have a question regarding risk of transmission. I was at work and taking the blood sugar of a patient who was hepatitis c positive with a history of drug use. The lancet you put blood on on the accu dose got stuck a little behind the patients...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds <b>highly unlikely</b> that anything got in your eyes/lips that you didn't notice. Besides, you would've needed a significant amount of fluid (which really doesn't sound like it... Read more »

risk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)

I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in your eyes. I did something stupid and was jerking a guy and when he ejaculated, some go in my eyes. I wiped with a tissue and then immediately rinsed with water....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As you might imagine, you are not the only one who has experienced this "occupational hazard." I'll reprint just a few of the many posts from the archives that address this topic.Are you at "high risk"? No.Is there some... Read more »

saliva with blood entering the eye

Hi is a speck of saliva with blood from an HIV+ entering the eye enough to infect someone with HIV?regards...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere is no risk of getting HIV in this way.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through... Read more »

Percentage Risk for Cum in Eye Exposure

Dear Dr. BobI greatly appreciate this forum and your thoughtful, educated responses to questions. I have learned a lot, including I am not alone with a deep paranoia of contracting HIV while my risks are minimal.The majority of sex I have is oral,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Here's the scoop. The eye is lined with a mucous membrane. HIV-infected fluids coming into contact with mucous membranes do pose a risk for possible HIV transmission. There is evidence of health care workers who have become infected as a... Read more »
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HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

swollen veins and red eyes (getting really down)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a risky encounter in october 2005 and after 2 months having what seemed to be strong ARS symtpoms, and another 5 months feeling terrible in bed, I'm now , after 10 months, starting to get out of bed. I still feel dreadful though, my glands are... Read more »

Would it be obvious(Basically, what would it feel like) if someone else's blood got in your eye.

Posted by AZT, 2 Replies
Would it be obvious(Basically, what would it feel like) if someone else's blood got in your eye. Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »