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Blood In Semen After Blood Splash Worried I Have HIV

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Blood splash in eyes WORRIED

Hey doc first off ur awsome and second ur going a great job. I'm currently a Paramedic and about 5 months ago I got albuetrol with a blood mixture spit at me I'm not sure if it went In my eyes but it did hit me in the face. I did fill a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Paramedic,You are definitely WOO-HOO-able. I see absolutely no cause for worry or additional HIV testing. So relax Max! You're fine.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV&blood splash

I am a resident physician working in ER. yesterday while suturing the blood splashed to my face... Read more »

Blood Splash to the eye from an HIV patient.

I was starting an IV for a patient when upon pulling out the cannula (good blood return but could... Read more »
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HIV Can Be Found in Semen Even When Viral Load Is Undetectable in Blood

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Blood splash risk?

Posted by lizzy, 1 Reply
So I am probably worrying over nothing. I work in a lab and felt very stupid as was not wearing gloves at the time. I was uncapping blood samples and whilst doing so a couple of drops of serum (blood) flicked onto my thumb. I washed it thoroughly... Read more »

So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
or hands...
Many people worry about what if they touch some semen or blood or that semen or blood got into my skin, my leg, my eye, my... and what about microscopic cuts I cant even be aware of...etc...etc.

So take a look at this information of how... Read more »

Blood in semen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is blood in semen a symptom of HIV?

Had a small amount appear in my semen this morning. Read more »

Blood or semen ?

Posted by Anonymous
what is most potent blood,semen or vagina secreations ?
and how much ?

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