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Can You Contract AIDS From Blood On Hand

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hand washing (aids and hep c)

Thanks for answering my previous question, very interesting info. I have 1 more question, would you be so helpful and answer this question, like I said I last time I will happilly donate to your site.My question is this:Really hard to explain this,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not expect transmission through this route. Read more »

re: hiv/aids

Hi Dr Bob.I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about my risk of contracting hiv over 4 years ago... Read more »

Can get HIV from the phone I repaired?

Ok this sounds not too common, we are in the phone repair business and a hospice facility for AIDS... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend to have lower viral loads (amount of HIV in the blood) compared to men who are newlydiagnosed Women generally have a faster disease progression, and lower CD4... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...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... 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 »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

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

...coined until 1982, the same year researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) linked the HIV virus to blood and bodily fluids. The number of known deaths from AIDS in the United States in 1982 alone was 853, a high figure... Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 2 Replies
...is HIV+ and she inserted my penis into her vagina at some point before I put on the condom), what is the probability that I contracted HIV? Should the fact that I covered my penis with the same hand I used to rub her vagina (had vaginal... Read more »

is this a risk?

Posted by mslatinpear, 1 Reply
...Hi all. So here's the story. Yesterday I had a blood test at my doctors. so i went into the nurses office and she had me sit in a chair where she does the blood tests. there was Read more »

need to convince my overly worried sister...help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...out apartment before put a syringe under the caprpet and thats what poked her. I looked at her foot and it didn't even draw blood. I told her she didn't have anything to worry about , because if a needle did stick her it would have drawn blood... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...HIV-hypochondria/obsession started getting out of control. I've seen the doctors, all of whom can't seem to diagnose me with anything. I've had blood work done to eliminate mono, thyroid, anemia, even had an IgA (immunoglobulin) count done,... Read more »