Can Hiv Spread Through Tears
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North Shore University HospitalWhen we discuss HIV transmission we always have to discuss broad possibilities. In an abstract sense what you need to transmit HIV is virus and an opening for it to get into the body. Yes, both of these were potentially present in the circumstance... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Can tears transmit HIV? Ahhhh . . . another QTND (Question That Never Dies). No, HIV cannot be transmitted by tears, saliva, sputum, sweat, urine, vomitus, nasal mucous or feces, unless they contain visible blood.I'll reprint some posts... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiRest assured you are fine and you can continue reassuring your friend!!!HIV is not transmitted through tears.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to... Read more »
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Posted by 1cantstopcryndc, 3 Repliesafter ending a 3.5 year relationship with someone who is HIV+ a year ago and being SO responsible, i tested positive last week. i feel like my world is coming to an end. i have no one to turn to and i can't function. while i know my diagnosis... Read more »
Posted by Faith77, 1 ReplyAn HIV positive patient came to our hospital with perhaps tear duct block and I was asked to do Syringing of the eye by the ophthalmologist. I did the procedure without gloves because it is easier and also saw the nose with an endoscope. later on... Read more »
Posted by nikhilI read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.
But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot of... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesTuesday March 16 on the Discovery Channel there was a news brief saying that scientists had discovered a protein in human tears and saliva that was deadldy to the AIDS virus and that it would be a significant force in new treatments.
Since then i... Read more »
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