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Body Fluid And Hiv Risk

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Can HIV be transmitted from body fluids (including blood) splash

Hello. I am a nurse in the CV-ICU (cardiovascular ICU) and a few days ago we had an HIV positive patient who underwent CABG. CABG is quite bloody and the patient had chest tubes attached to him. I was in charge of another patient in the unit but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted.Dr. Bob Read more »

occupational exposure to body fluids

I was splashed in the eye at work yesterday with bloody pleural fluid. The pt tested negative on... Read more »

Indirect Transfer of Body Fluid.. How Much at Risk?

Dear Dr. Remien: Thank you so much for this forum. Here's my question.... recently I shared a... Read more »
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Criminal HIV Transmission

Urgent Action Required to Fight Unscientific, Stigmatising Nebraska Bill That Will Criminalise Body Fluid Assault on Public Safety Officers

...risk of HIV transmission. The Centers for Disease Control has unequivocally stated that spitting cannot transmit HIV. Other "body fluids" identified in the Bill -- including mucus, urine, and vomit, absolutely cannot transmit HIV. 2.... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...virus if you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However,... Read more »
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Chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis

Posted by Antre, 1 Reply
...Hi. I would like to ask about the chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis and touch body fluids. Moreover what are the chances if these body fluids where out of the body for some minutes? One friend of mine wanted to have Read more »

help !!!

Posted by praveen, 3 Replies
...and she also did a hand job ( masturbation of my penis by her hands with condom put on to my penis)..... we didnt exchange any body fluids and I ejacuted in the condom... Should I be worried about HIV !!!! help... Read more »

risk assesment please?

Posted by pixie, 2 Replies
...Hi there from South Africa, I just have a few queries about HIV and I ask if you can assess my risks? 1. I went to a club recently and cut my leg on a very prominent step. I only noticed the next morning. I am worried that someone Read more »

scared.......

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...touched my sex organ aft that. do u think i will be infected??????????? i tot there is a chance to get infected if contact with body fluid of a HIV+ person..thx Read more »