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Cold Hands After Blood Splash Worried I Have HIV

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Blood splash in eyes WORRIED

Hey doc first off ur awsome and second ur going a great job. I'm currently a Paramedic and about 5 months ago I got albuetrol with a blood mixture spit at me I'm not sure if it went In my eyes but it did hit me in the face. I did fill a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Paramedic,You are definitely WOO-HOO-able. I see absolutely no cause for worry or additional HIV testing. So relax Max! You're fine.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Blood Splash During Sport

HI, I was playing soccer last night and a player on the opposing team got a deep cut to her eye.... Read more »

Splash of Blood on my skin

Hi Dr Bob,Hats off to you..No words can describe what you do...I just started my residency and I... Read more »
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Blood splash risk?

Posted by lizzy, 1 Reply
So I am probably worrying over nothing. I work in a lab and felt very stupid as was not wearing gloves at the time. I was uncapping blood samples and whilst doing so a couple of drops of serum (blood) flicked onto my thumb. I washed it thoroughly... Read more »

Worried, please respond with opinions. Thanks

Posted by WorriedinVegas
Hello everybody, thanks for taking the time to check out my forum. I am worried about my health because I happened to have a fingering encounter with chaped hands. There was also very little "nicks" in my hand that were pretty much healed. A small... Read more »

Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Last week I went to a concert and there a guy busted his head open. I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 2 Replies
Hey all,

I've been reading these boards and Dr Bob's Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time.

I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe... Read more »