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Blood On Hand Should I Get Tested

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Fallen man's blood on my hands.

I helped a fallen man get out of a flower bed. It was very dark and rainy and a few minutes later I noticed my hands had both mud and (his) blood on them. I put my hands in the rain immediately and got most of the blood away. I live nearby and when...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You do not need testing for this event. The fallen man is lucky that you helped him... Read more »

HIV screening for donating blood (BLOOD DONATION, FALSE POSITIVE TEST 2009)

Dr. Bob, My sister recently tried to donate blood and was denied. She recieved a letter stating... Read more »

rapid test negative and lab test positive, how come ?

I live in Hong Kong,I did an HIV test, first they made a rapid test (taking blood from my finger)... Read more »
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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...high fasting glucose level. A diagnosis of diabetes can be made based on any of the following test results, confirmed by retesting on a different day: A fasting blood glucose level of 126 milli grams per deciliter (mg/dL) or higher A random... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...wants to see if your liver is damaged, they might order a biopsy. In this test, a sample of the liver is taken with a needle and tested for signs of infection and scarring (cirrhosis). Viral Hepatitis Scientists know about six viruses that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Exposed? If you think you have been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...unfaithful "just once." Even people who got a negative test result might be infected. They might have been infected after they got tested, or they might have gotten the test too soon after they were exposed to HIV. Fact Sheet 102 has more... Read more »
Connect With Others

Blood Donation - Should I? Can I?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a 20 year old woman and I was wondering if I should donate blood tomorrow, which I want to. Since my last test (where I tested negative) the only "sex" I have had was having a man "grind" himself against by butt and some touching with his... Read more »

peeling of hands and feet

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is peeling of palms and soles an HIV ARS symptom? Could it be an OI during acute infection? Read more »

Blood test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If someone has a blood test (not an HIV test) 35 days after exposure, and the blood test doesn't show any abnormality, Is this an indication that an Read more »

concerened

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...male who had a fight with someone, this person started to bleed from his nose, but when I looked at my hand I did not find any blood. I had a test at 6 weeks it was negative. Is this a risk? How accurate is this test? Read more »