Can I Contract Hiv From One Drop Of Blood

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dr bob remember me?

Dr bob do you still remember me? I had posed you a questions last year sex with a sexworkerdouble bagging and still put water in the condom see if there any leaking . I finally test negative, but it make me more worry because after I test negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, I remember you. And now you must remember that questions about HIV transmission must be submitted to the Safe Sex/HIV Prevention forum, as this forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks with fatigue Read more »

accidental needel pic

after testing a friend for hiv with a home test kit,and while covering the needle used to get the... Read more »

$300 donation... YES A REAL ONE! Desperate for answers!

My grandfather just died and left an enormous amount of money to me and only me. I don't know if... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

... A Faith-Based Model of Partnership to Stop HIV Developed by Starr Smith, Adler School of Professional Psychology For the full manual, please click here . For a PDF of Chapter Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

... Platelet Count Chemistry Screen (CHEM-25 OR SMA-25) Lymphocyte Subsets and Viral Load: Specific Tests for People With HIV Resistance Tests Other Tests That May Be Done Table of Common Tests and Ranges Interpreting Viral Load Numbers... Read more »
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My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...bad acne on my chest and back, and feared that by SOME CHANCE I might lean back on a seat on a train/bus with a fresh drop of blood on it. My acne was bad and often were close to bleeding, it was cystic acne. Of course I had a t-shirt on but... Read more »

is this a risk?

Posted by mslatinpear, 1 Reply
...chair. then she used a new wipe to wripe my arm and then did the blood test. i'm very worried that I could have contracted HIV or something from the blood on the chair. She didn't wash her hands between wiping the blood with the alcohol wipes... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a Read more »

I would appreciate your answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...a few days ago I had a discuttion to a person with aids.Accidentally, during the conversation, I felt some drops of spit(of the sick person) on my lip.I had a very small breakage, abrasure on my lip caused by myself at the moment (with my Read more »