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Blood To Blood Contact And HIV

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Blood product contact-HIV risk

Dr Frascino, I have a similar question and a surgical resident, today I was in the OR for almost 8 hrs with a trauma pt, just after we started I felt a wet area over the skin on one of my legs, because I was assiting I did not pay much attention to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Prolonged exposure could theoretically increase the risk of HIV transmission.Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) should be started as soon as possible and no later than 72 hours after an exposure. Read more »

my blood came in contact with urine of hiv positive. Very scared.

Dr. Bob, I have bad anal tears, i am not using steriods(hydro cortisone) and i itch my anus a... Read more »

Contact with HIV blood on skin

Hi Doctor:My brother is in the late stages of AIDs and while cleaning up quite a bit of dried blood... Read more »
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Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...to wash. I had no cuts or sores on my hands. The bathroom didnt have soap but I washed it repeatedly with water until the blood was gone. Do you think I faced exposure? Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you are coinfected with hepatitus and take a 3 month test, is the test accurate? I heard that it can affect hiv antibody results. Read more »

Blood Contact

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was wondering if there was a possibility of contracting hiv through a small amount of blood on chapped lips... Read more »

infected blood on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...away.Later on when I left I noticed a big stain of blood on my t-shirt at the level of my arm.At that time I didn't know of his hiv status and didn't check carefully the condition of my skin nor washed the area althought I remember that the skin... Read more »