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Can Hiv Be Caused Through Ingestion Of Contaminated Semen

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TERRIFIED, drug free virgin asks "does semen + dirt = HIV contamination?" Donation given

So I cut my hand on some glass and i bled quite a bit.I immediately wanted to sooth and moisturize the cut so I grabbed the vaseline petroleum jelly. TROUBLE IS,I dropped the open tin of vaseline onto some 'messed' underwear of mine (by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're worried that your "all spunked up" tighty whities mixed with "whatever has been festering under (your) desk among the dust-mites and bacteria and turned (your) otherwise harmless jizz into some deathly AIDS soup... Read more »

Semen contaminated with saliva

Hi Doctor,If semen, contaminated with saliva for an immediate period has direct contact with my... Read more »

HIV Contamination??

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 80% of People Worldwide Do Not Have Access to Safe Blood; Contaminated Blood Causes 5% of HIV Infections in Africa

About 80% of people worldwide do not have access to safe blood and contaminated blood causes about 5% of all new HIV infections in Africa, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday, which is the first World Blood Donor Day , Xinhua/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Contaminated Water Is a Major Cause of Death in Kenya, Report Says

More people in Kenya die as a result of contaminated water than malaria and HIV/AIDS combined -- according to a report, which was discussed at an international workshop in Nairobi, Kenya -- the Daily Nation reports. The report said that 5,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union Suspends Roche HIV Drug Due to Toxic Contamination

In an announcement today, the European Commission said it had suspended Roche's license to market its HIV drug Viracept in the European Union. The drug was withdrawn from the market in June after Roche said some batches were contaminated with ethyl... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Quantifying HIV-1 Transmission Due to Contaminated Injections

In order for control efforts to be prioritized, "assessments of the importance of different routes of HIV-1 (HIV) transmission are vital," the authors noted. However, the lack of consistent data and the great uncertainty regarding the risk of HIV... Read more »
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Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i hope someone here on the board will help with answers.

i had unprotected oral sex with another male friend both giving and receiving about 3 weeks ago. when he came, some of his semen got into my nose.

this past thur. i caught a cold which included... Read more »

Risk from small volume blood ingestion

Posted by RJT, 2 Replies
Hello. I noticed some blood smeared on my finger whilst eating in a cafe on a shopping trip. I had been picking my lips so assumed it was that and licked it off to see if there was a cut underneath. However there was no cut to my finger and I... Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »