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Bruise And Cut On Testicles And Hiv Transmission

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infant. In the United States, it is also possible to acquire HIV through exposure to infected blood, transfusions of infected blood, blood products, or organ transplantation, though this risk is extremely remote due to rigorous testing of the U.S. blood supply and donated organs. For more information, see How safe is the blood supply in the United States? Some healthcare workers have become infected after being stuck with needles...
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Pain in testicles: STDs like chlamydia and herpes?

Hello doctor,THis is in continuation to one of my previous emails in Nov. I had then expressed concern of getting HIV due to sucking on a strippers breasts, not sure if lactating or not. Ive had some dull testicle pain with slight itching on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...having the lap dance I touched her vagina(not directly), but over her underwear which was a little wet. My fingers had a small bruises/cuts from some intense labor a few days before. Am I at risk of being infected? Had I touched her vagina... Read more »

HIV transmission through cuts

Hi Doctor,Thanks very much for the good work you are doing on this planetI had small cut on my hand after that just two drops of blood came out, after two day I had a safe sex with one prostitute. I didn't "fingered" her. After the sex I had removed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent, even with your two-day-old small cut.Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It is warmly Read more »

Irration fear of HIV transmission. A bandaid covered cut and a door knob at STD clinic.

Dear Dr Frascino,I will begin by stating that I am perfectly aware that I am hypochondriac and that I am already seeking specialist help with regard to that (this condition worsened in the last months to the point that it was damaging my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello E from Italy,I agree with the doctor and your therapist: your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent and HIV testing is not warranted. I also agree with you: you are indeed a hypochondriac.Ciao,Dr. Bob Read more »

The accuracy of OraQuick/Orasure? Cant even mini woo hoo?? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob,I just did a rapid OraQuick or Orasure, not sure. The doc swabbed my lower and upper gums, not sure if they swabbed my cheeks, but he swabbed it very quick (I am sure not more than 1-2min) and I am not sure if it more than 1 min and I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the sharp edges of the coffee table in the room on the same day since I can see some blood, and there might be more than one cut wound since she said she was being cut many times that day from the sharp edges). So can infected blood pass through... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...whole blood or the "factor" used by hemophiliacs. Many people were infected this way. The blood supply is now much more strictly tested and controlled. The odds of being infected from receiving blood or blood factor in the US are very low. You... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...viral load test, click here . To read more about viral load, check out our collection of articles . HIV Drug Resistance Testing Besides a CD4 count and viral load test, your HIV specialist will look at your overall health with a general... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...mans hands or fingers, how long does hiv stay active outside the body in blood? I am so terrified of having to test again. I tested a few years back over and over repeatedly out to over 1 year and a half afterwards and all of my tests were... Read more »

Cuts and leisions

Posted by chelseaman42, 1 Reply
...the intercourse was protected but the condom was discarded halfway through. A few hours after intercourse I noticed a small bruise on my foreskin and using a magnifying glass I also noticed a small red area in the middle of the bruise. I can`t... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...the basis of "small red dots" on my palms which, I thought, were thrombocytopenic petechiae. I assumed I also had signs of "easy bruising". All these symptoms occur when someone has a low platelet count, typically around 30-50 x 10^9/L.... Read more »

HIV RNA TESTING CUTS THE WINDOW PERIOD WITH ELISA

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...http://www.metrokc.gov/health/apu/rna-testing/RNA-facts.pdf Read more »