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Dental Tools And Hiv

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HIV transmission by dental tools

Hello,I had some dental job done (drilling and filling) my question is, would it be possible to get infected if the doctor had reused dental tool after the previous patient and his tools were not properly sterilized or cleaned? Especially dental...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk is incredibly low to no risk.HIV begins to die once it leaves the body and becomes unable to infect.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to... Read more »

Dental and sauna risk of STD / HIV

HelloI went to a dentist recently . I was having mouth ulcer when I went there, I am not sure... Read more »

hiv from dental procedure

I have a concern about a dental office visit about two months ago. I went in for a general checkup... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

60 Oklahoma Dental Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis or HIV

The Tulsa Health Department announced that approximately 60 former patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington's dental clinics tested positive for hepatitis or HIV. Harrington was criticized by the state dental board for poor sterilization practices. More... Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

3/16: Implementation Fever: Making Health Reform and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Tools of HIV Prevention Justice

Join us Wednesday March 16 for an HIV PJA Strategy Webinar: Implementation Fever: Making Health Reform & the NHAS Tools of HIV Prevention Justice Wednesday March 16, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. CT/1:30 p.m. MT/12:30 p.m. PT Click here... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

HIV & Pregnancy: Reproductive Justice Tools for Women Living With HIV

Background Women living with HIV, like all women, have the right to decide when, or whether or not to have children and the information and services necessary to make voluntary and informed decisions. With improved HIV treatments, the likelihood of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Legal Assessment Tool Aims to Tackle HIV-Related Discrimination

Writing in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's "Impatient Optimists " blog, Jennifer James, founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, examines the HIV/AIDS Legal Assessment Tool (.pdf) created by the American Bar Association Rule of Law... Read more »
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HIV or Dental Issue ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FOund some interesting things on the net when looking up symptoms of body aches, headaches, joint muscle pain, ear aches, etc. drug resistance. I have not had any type of sexual intercourse other than masterbation for almost three years now and in... Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are Dental Symptoms ? and what kind of chills do ppl get when they are infected with HIV ? Read more »

Free dental?

Posted by Benders, 1 Reply
I heard you get free dental in the uk if you have the hiv, does anyone know how true this is? Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are Dental Symptoms ? jaw pain or tooth aches ? Read more »