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Can Hiv Be Spread From Saliva Entering The Eye

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saliva with blood entering the eye

Hi is a speck of saliva with blood from an HIV+ entering the eye enough to infect someone with HIV?regards...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere is no risk of getting HIV in this way.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through... Read more »

saliva entering the eye

HiI have a colleague and he is HIV+ while we are talking some of his saliva flew out his mouth and... Read more »

Saliva with possible blood entering the eye

HiI'm having a chat with a colleague who is an HIV positivehis face is a little bit close to... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

Requirements for Transmission to Occur Where Is HIV Found in the Body? Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Non-Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Ways of Preventing HIV From Entering... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protein Discovery Could Lead to Development of New Antiretroviral That Prevents HIV From Entering Cells, Study Says

The discovery of a type of peptide -- short proteins that include natural and artificial compounds such as hormones and antibiotics -- could lead to the development of a new antiretroviral drug that prevents HIV from entering human cells, according... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Should Be Conducted Among Inmates Entering, Exiting Prisons, Editorial Says

A bill expected to be introduced soon in the House that would require inmates to be tested for HIV as they enter and exit federal prisons is a "step in the right direction," a Los Angeles Times editorial says. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Maxine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Russia Considers Ending Mandatory HIV Testing for Foreigners Entering Country

Following U.S. Senate approval of legislation to reauthorize the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief that includes a provision to ease HIV/AIDS-related travel restrictions , Russian government officials have said they are considering... Read more »
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spit on eyes and mouth with saliva and black colour blood by an organophosphate poisoning patient

Posted by drsumit, 1 Reply
Respected sir,while working in the emergency department a patient came with organophosphate poisoning with hypersalivation and disoriented while i was inserting ryle's tube he strongly coughed and spit on me with saliva stainned with black colour... Read more »

HIV from saliva

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi. I need your help. My fiance' apprehended a shoplifter where he works. The guy spit in his face. He can't remember if any of this mans saliva got into his mouth or eyes. Anyways, I told him he has nothing to worry about but he's very nervous. Is... Read more »

Spitting Spreads HIV, believes 1 out of 10

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
according to BBC News, a recent report finds that 1 out of 10 people in the UK still think HIV can be transmitted through spitting or kissing. even more alarming is that 1 out of 5 don't know it can be spread between a man and woman. Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »