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Can Hiv Be Passed Through Eyes

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HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just washed or rinsed his hands after using the toilet. I don't know this person or their HIV status. I don't know if they had cuts in their fingers, hands,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Is this a risk for HIV transmission?" Nope!Should you take PEP? No, of course not. What you should do is read through the archives of this forum, paying Read more »

PEG TUBE SPLASH TO EYE OF HIV+ PATIENT

i AM AN RN AND ON NOV. 9, 2008, I WAS GIVING MEDS VIA PEG TUBE TO AND AIDS PATIENT W/HIGH VIRAL... Read more »

Killer thighs from down-under!

G'day Doctor Bob!I've opened up Pandora's Box for the WW's and was hoping you could help close... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines HIV/AIDS in Zambian Town, HIV/AIDS Hospice Care in Africa

... The Boston Globe on Sunday examined life for young people living in Livingstone, Zambia, where it is hard for them "to trust the future, or Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines Risks HIV/AIDS Advocates Face While Working in Somalia

... The Boston Globe on Monday examined the risks HIV/AIDS advocates face while providing prevention services in Somalia. According to the Globe Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Globe and Mail Examines Work of Former U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Lewis in Lesotho

... Toronto's Globe and Mail on Monday examined how Stephen Lewis, former United Nations special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, "made Lesotho a Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Profiles Advocate Who Promotes HIV/AIDS Awareness Among Teenagers

...certain that I'm saving lives, and I'm enabling kids to do the same," adding, "Every time I leave a kid, I look them in the eye and say: 'You're now a teacher. You have the ability to save lives. Go out and do it' (Baker, Boston Globe , 11/3). ... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...doc I have not seen any visible signs of blood on her lips when I have started kissing. After 2 days i had an ache near to my eyes(Upper side due to sinusitis blockage).That pain withered away within 5days.Then I had no problem for sometime.Now... Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...soap) with fresh water. I did I put my hands under the water and rinsed my nose. As I did this, I through some water inside my eye. now I am afraid that if that stain was blood, then I may have become infected with HIV, because I touched the... Read more »

my g-f has hiv-aids dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...hello my girl friend has full blown aids with a 't'cell count of 30 or so cells and has been in the care of doctors for a week now shes been on all the med's including Read more »

oil a cause to worry?

Posted by jambo, 1 Reply
...not see the condom break when we finished. now, some docs on the forum say that oil can cause small holes not visible to the eye which will let hiv pass. dr bob says if the condom doesnt break it does not matter how much oil was used. i am... Read more »