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Can Hiv Enter Through Unbroken Skin

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can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or conjunctiva contact with the content of control positive vial at the ELISA kit for HIV testing. they say at the kit information paper that they test the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nonexistent risk. You can't get infected from any of the components in an HIV ELISA testing kit. Period.Dr. Bob Read more »

Skin breakouts with HIV/AIDS

I have a friend who has the HIV virus. She is approximately 45 years old. Recently she dropped... Read more »

Sun related skin disorders in HIV+ people.

Diagnosed 20 years ago, I was on Bactrim for 10 yrs before commencing HAART. The long term side... Read more »
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Tibotec Therapeutics

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Intelence Labeling: Severe Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions

...cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, would like to inform you of an important safety update to the Severe Skin Reactions WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS section (5.1) of the INTELENCE (etravirine) tablets prescribing information. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tibotec, FDA Update Warning Label on HIV Drug's Risk of Severe Skin Reaction

... Tibotec Therapeutics, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, "has strengthened a warning about serious skin reactions in patients treated with the company's HIV drug Intelence," the FDA and the company said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facing HIV Is Easier With Skin Treatment

... For some HIV patients, lipoatrophy, facial wasting associated with the disease and the medication prescribed for it, is a telltale sign of Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...some cases, the side effects may differ: Rashes: Researchers say that HIV+ womenare more likely than men to experience skin rashes from HIV medications. Liver problems: Women are more likelyto experience liver problems as a medication... Read more »
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Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...Hallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello. I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...bottom) approximately 8-10 on each arm. They have slowing seemed to disappear however still seem to be like pimples under my skin. My concern is that they would start as a red or brownish spot that would heal over with a small elevated scab later... Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »