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hospital isolation practices

I am a new nursing student. My professor says that patients with HIV and or Hep B must be placed in isolation while in the hospita. I can not find any confirmation to the truthfulness or falsness of this statement. I don't believe my instructor. All...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello New Nurse,Your "professor" told you HIV can be contracted by touching sheets wet with urine and that HIV and hepatitis B patients must be placed in isolation while in Read more »

Sorry for this question (PENIS TOUCHED TOILET)

Hi Dr. sorry to send you this question again but I couldn't find any similar question, I apologize... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women... Read more »
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...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others... Read more »
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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 advanced Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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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 »

unknown virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, please help try to answer this. I've had several negative test results for hiv 1 and 2 and had negative hiv-dna almost a year and half after unprotected exposure. But I recently had a positive result for Read more »

CAN THIS HAPPEN?

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY, 2 Replies
...UR PALM, then the thing which is worrying me is there might be a touch of a drop of her blood from her wound which must have touched my finger tips right on the cracks. and must have went in my blood stream. I M WORRIED PLEASE HELP!!! PLEASE... Read more »

why am I still STRESSED, your opinions please

Posted by Anonymous
...masterbation, which I did not finish as I realised I was not gay) I became convinced that he had precum on his fingers which contained hiv , I convinced myself that I had contracted hiv via exposure through my uretha which he accidently touched I... Read more »