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Cases Of Nurses Catching Hepatitis

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Can i catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper.

HiI was at a friends house when i went to use the toilet for no 2. i usually experience bleeding from anal fissures when i go no 2 and it was the case also this time. half way through wiping i noticed that there was somone elses dried blood stain on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Can you catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper? The short answer is no. The longer answer is nope!By the way, why don't you have your anal fissures treated? Depending on the severity, a dermatologist, general surgeon or... Read more »

Would my son be able to catch Hepatitis a ....

my sons aunt on his fathers side has hepatitis a, b, and c. I am concerned for my son and wondering... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Cases Up in Delaware County, Indiana

The Delaware County Health Department is seeing an increase in hepatitis C virus cases. Last year through May 14, DCHD logged 42 HCV cases, compared with 68 cases so far this year through May 14. DCHD has investigated 44 cases just since the end of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Polish Prime Minister Meets With Libyan Officials to Discuss Case of Bulgarian Nurses Sentenced in HIV Case

Polish Prime Minister Marek Belka on Wednesday after discussions with Libyan leaders was "h[olding] out hope" for a negotiated settlement in the case of five Bulgarian nurses who were sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting 428... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Urges Second Test to Catch Hepatitis C Infection

Following an eight-site study, CDC recommends that all people who test positive for hepatitis C virus (HCV) also should have an HCV RNA test to find out whether they have cleared the virus or they still have it. Approximately 20 percent of... Read more »
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Registered Nurse Case Manager LA

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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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ANIMO Case Manager NYC

Posted by Robert1
ANIMO Case Manager

Job description:New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV.... Read more »