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Can I Get Hiv From A Nurse When She Is Taking My Blood

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Nurse exposed to HIV + blood

I am a nurse who was working, I took blood from an HIV + patient, wore the protective gloves and no problems during ths procedure. However, approximately 1 minute later the patient asked that another piece of tape be put on the gauze where the blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The HIV-acquisition risk from this occupational exposure is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. However, it is imperative that Read more »

Further to the question about Nurse exposed to HIV+ blood

Ty so much for your response, it has reassured my mind. And yes, I did speak with the Physician at... Read more »

REPLY-reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert, THANK you VERY VERY much for finding time to answer my question. God Bless you.... Read more »
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...week to represent five Bulgarian nurses who have been sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting children with HIV, Bulgaria's Justice Minister Anton Stankov said on Sunday, Reuters reports (Reuters, 1/23). A five-judge panel of a... Read more »
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Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced to Death in HIV Case Demand Compensation for Torture While Detained in Libya

...Five Bulgarian nurses who have been sentenced to death by a Libyan court for allegedly intentionally infecting children with HIV are demanding compensation for supposedly being tortured during their detention in Libya, the SAPA/AFP/ Independent... Read more »
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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

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Half of Families of Libyan HIV-Positive Children Oppose Negotiations in Case of Alleged Intentional Infection by Bulgarian Nurses

...About half of the family members of the more than 400 HIV-positive Libyan children who were allegedly intentionally infected by five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor oppose any Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the Read more »

LAB/BLOOD Work

Posted by RL9141, 4 Replies
...passed out. It was horrible. Does this ever get better? Is the blood work that extensive throughout the entire treatment of HIV? Read more »

blood donation

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...blood drive. Once, they got my blood, they placed a piece of cotton on the hole of the arm that they used to get it. Later on, a nurse came and removed the cotton. She then placed her finger on the hole and tapped on it for a while. I din't think... Read more »

blood donation got awry

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...blood drive. Once, they got my blood, they placed a piece of cotton on the hole of the arm that they used to get it. Later on, a nurse came and removed the cotton. She then placed her finger on the hole and tapped on it for a while. I din't think... Read more »