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Can Vaginal Fluid Entering The Eye Cause Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the blood-stream...
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rubbing eyes with vaginal secretions ?blood?

Dear Dr. Bob,It is me again and everyday I rush to the computer several times and get disappointed by no reply! I swear i went through the archives and did not find a case like mine. Basically I got a massage in my hotel room in Asia. I touched the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your STD/HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-and-tug is essentially nonexistent, even if you rubbed your eyes! If you remain worried despite Read more »

Will donate 3rd post in 3 days Pls answer

Dear Dr. Bob,Hi. Hope this e-mail finds you well and this time will get a reply!!I am another married stupid guy who has come to Jakarta for a business trip and without intention asks for a massage from hotel in his room and one thing leads to other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stupid guys" getting rub-and-tugs while away on business trips do you think read this forum??? Oh yeah, OK, I see your point!Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible to non-existent. If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my question is concerning Hepatitis C? While talking in a session, a client of mine (I'm a counselor) with that dx in her chart (at some pt),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmitted when infected blood from one person directly enters another person's bloodstream. HCV has been detected in semen and vaginal fluid, so genital fluids may be infectious. Saliva and tears are not.HCV, like HIV, cannot be transmitted by... Read more »

Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on medication. Can the virus be given to my child? I want to make sure to protect her from getting it.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the epidemic. How is HIV transmitted?A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids, including blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk. The virus can be transmitted only if such HIV-infected fluids enter the bloodstream... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed closely by semen, followed by vaginal fluids. These are the three basic fluids that infect adults with HIV. The risk from these fluids can be... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...possible) advisable to ejaculate on someone else's penis or labia, nor to touch the genitals with someone else's fresh semen or vaginal secretions on the hand. Solo Masturbation With solo masturbation there is no fear of infection. Anything... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...with HIV from anyone who's infected, even if they don't look sick and even if they haven't tested HIV-positive yet. The blood, vaginal fluid, semen, and breast milk of people infected with HIV has enough of the virus in it to infect other... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How long does the virus survive on the hand ? I am I at high risk. ? I have now convinced myself the girl is more than likely HIV + and that I may be infected. Please help have not slept well for 2 weeks. Read more »