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Blood In Urine Hiv Risk

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blood in urine and HIV risk

i had a urine splatter possibly to my eye, patient is hiv positive, has prostate and bladder ca, had hematuria in recent past. if he has microscopic hematuria is it possible i was exposed and can turn positive? i did rinse my eye out with water but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There would be a theoretical risk if there was fresh visible blood in the urine. Your overall acquisition risk is extremely low. I assume you are a health care worker. As such, all occupational exposures should be immediately reported to your... Read more »

Splash to lips from possible urine containing blood what is the risk

Im lab worker who had a splash to the lips when screwing lid back into a urine sample containing... Read more »

urine is low risk or no risk for HIV?

Sorry Dr Wohl. But I did not understand your answer. I'm not very good at English.Transcribing... Read more »
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Sexual Exposure to Blood and Behavioural Risks Among STI Clinic Patients in Cape Town, South Africa

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HIV May Cause Dangerous Blood Clots

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Systolic Blood Pressure and Risk of Myocardial Infarction in HIV Infection

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HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »

HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking"... Read more »

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 »

Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
My anxiety its Killing Me.
When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System.
As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a doubleDouble-tussin dm-pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of... Read more »