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Can You Get Aids From Blood On A Table

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blood on table?

I just want to let you know that you are a beautiful person with a beautiful soul. I have been living with the worry of getting HIV for many years now and I am working hard to rid myself of this "mental disease". Having said that, I do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Considering all the circumstances you detail in your post, I'd say your HIV risk would be so remote as to be completely nonexistent. I'm glad you are working to confront your true medical problem irrational HIV fear and anxiety, as... Read more »

via via blood on table

my problem is that i was having hiv test in a lab, the physician used new syringe and cotton to clean my vein, then he injected and gave me second cotton just after removing the syringe to press my vein. my concern is that there were drops of blood...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
It never hurts to get re-tested, but wait at least ninety days. I seriously doubt the cotton swab infected you. IF the drops contained blood with HIV and IF those drops came into direct contact with your puncture, it's still unlikely it... Read more »

Helped to clean up blood off table after accident

Hi, I'm about to get married, however an incident that took place around 4 months ago keeps coming back to haunt me. I was at work one morning, and there was just me and this other girl there. She cut herself and blood was going everywhere. I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou're reassured! HIV transmission in this manner is extremely low to no risk at all. You would have to have fresh open wounds on you and have a prolonged exposure to the blood. You are correct that HIV does begin to die once outside of the... Read more »

A table of safe timing allowance for each HIV drug

Dear Experts.More and more people with HIV are traveling worldwide these days, everyone has a dilemma when it comes to adjust their meds timing with local time. Each HIV drug has safe timing allowance, before it is considered an overdose or a late...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Zdravstvuite, Alex!Thanks for your post from Moscow.There is no such table on the ability to miss doses as you've described-- though I certainly understand the concern.In general, I tell my patients (nearly all of whom are successfully... Read more »
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Under the table

Posted by Anonymous
http://wid.ap.org/science/royalties.html

Two top scientists - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National
Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and his deputy, H.
Clifford Lane - are among 916 government researchers who have been receiving... Read more »

Sorry , it's me again, just a question about blood

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just wonder whether the conditions will be different between when the same amount of HIV-infected blood is poured on a flat surface (like on a table) and when blood is poured into a container (like into a glass)

I mean

as the copious amount of... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

blood-to-blood exposure?

Posted by paranoid_android, 2 Replies
Please help me,
A friend of mine volunteers and looks after AIDS orphans. She also French (deep) kisses lots of people on a frequent basis. She also chews her fingers until the point where they bleed slightly.
Yesterday she playfully wrestled me and I... Read more »