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Can You Get AIDS From Doing Cpr?

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Scared Sick because I preformed CPR on a full blown Aids Victim

Hello, I have been scared out of my wits since July. I came upon an accident and preformed cpr on a non responsive man. I did the breaths and also used a cpr mask for protection. The victim did not survive and I found out after all was said and done...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,CPR via a mask is not a risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. HIV is not transmitted via sweat. PEP was not warranted. Your fears are unwarranted. Had you been evaluated Read more »

Can Prescription Drugs or Supplements, Vitamins effect HIV Test Results?

Hi Dr. Bob,I sent you an e-mail last week. I'm the one who performed CPR on the AIDS Victim at an... Read more »

Risks of giving First Aid and CPR

hello dr. recently a friend(unknown if hiv positive) fell and cut a severe gash above his eye. I... Read more »
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What are you doing for World AIDS Day?

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
I'll be going to a candlelight vigil and wearing my ribbon! Read more »

The Dark Ages

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Thursday of stopping a would-be rescuer from performing CPR on a gay heart attack victim because he assumed the ailing man had HIV and posed a health risk.... Read more »

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Posted by Survivor
...Please keep Co in your prayers... He is home from the hospital but is not well. Drop him a note over at www.aids2hiv.com if you havent yet.... Eric Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »