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Can You Get AIDS If A Tiny Blood Drop Is In Water

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Can I Get HIV If Blood Drop On My Stomach

While having sex with a lady, a few drops of blood (3-4 drops) dropped on my pelvic area. The lady confirmed that she is HIV negative. But assuming that she is HIV positive, what is the possibility to get HIV. I was using Latex Condom and there was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin.Dr. Bob Read more »

Please help me (BACKSPLASH, TOILET WATER, 2009)

Yesterday I had to pee really badly. I was at a coffee shop. the person before me did not flush the... Read more »

low dose asprin + HIV meds

Thanks for your answers.I had blood drawn for labs and the blood barely trickled into the vial. The... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...might forget to use protection during sex. If you use someone else's equipment (needles, syringes, cookers, cotton or rinse water) you can get infected by tiny amounts of blood. The best way to avoid infection is to not use drugs. If you use... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...skin every day orevery-other-day. If the drug is stopped, the visceral fat comes back. The mainside effects are joint aches, water retention, diabetes, increased lipoatrophy,and increased blood sugar levels. Serostim is approved by the Food and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...counts and more diverse CD4 cells. They seem to recover more of their immune response than adults. Infants have more fat and water in their bodies. This affects the amount of medication available. Children have a very high rate of metabolism.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...occurs in the lungs, intestines, bone marrow, liver and spleen. The bacteria that cause MAC are very common. They are found in water, soil, dust and food. Almost everyone has them in their body. A healthy immune system will control MAC, but... Read more »
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Very Stressed, OCD , Sleepless . Can anyone help

Posted by sam111, 1 Reply
...autoclave . He said they don't do that for the small glass plates. He was ignorant about hep c . I advised him to use bleach and hot water and returned very stressed and worried. One thing was sure . When i touched the plate it was dry and form... Read more »

Please Advise!

Posted by MelB, 1 Reply
...was torn open and had a gaping wound with visible bone, before they came to call me, he put the whole of his arm under cold water, so when I did get to him there were not much blood, hardly any so with my gloves on I pressed down on the wound,... Read more »

possible eye exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...long it was there. However 1,5 hours later she got something on her hand where her little wound was and she put her hand in the water and wiped it of. Now comes the part where I would like to know if there is a risk. Then she shook her hand dry,... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, Read more »