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Do People Catch HIV From Blood Splash

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transmission of hiv through touching the infected needle and subsequently drawing blood from other person

Dr Bob, Please answer my question I am in great anexity. I have sucked the nipple of a prostitute and went of rapid test after 03 week and 07 week. But at the time of my second test the person was drawing blood had some casual approach. He had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. That includes both the nipple-sucking and blood-drawing incidents! Thank you for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly Read more »

Can you get HIV from drinking another persons blood?

I recently ended a period in my life where I enguaged in CONSENTUAL blood drinking(cut one's self... Read more »

HIV screening for donating blood (BLOOD DONATION, FALSE POSITIVE TEST 2009)

Dr. Bob, My sister recently tried to donate blood and was denied. She recieved a letter stating... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Project Encourages Young People to Donate "Safe Blood," Stay HIV-Free

... Botswana has launched a new project that encourages young people to donate "safe blood" and teaches them how to avoid contracting HIV, Reuters AlertNet reports. The project, Pledge 25, targets youths both in and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's Health Ministry to "Severely Punish" People Responsible for Unsafe Blood Sales; 25 People Receive HIV-Positive Blood Through Transfusions

...earlier this week announced new rules that will "severely punish those responsible" for collecting and distributing untested blood that leads to people becoming infected with bloodborne diseases such as HIV through subsequent transfusions, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 80% of People Worldwide Do Not Have Access to Safe Blood; Contaminated Blood Causes 5% of HIV Infections in Africa

... About 80% of people worldwide do not have access to safe blood and contaminated blood causes about 5% of all new HIV infections in Africa, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Marion County, Ind., Officials Charge Five People With Knowingly Selling Their HIV-Positive Blood Plasma

...prosecutor's office, according to Michael Butler, director of the state health department's Division of HIV/STD . Roger Rayl, spokesperson for the prosecutor's office, said that additional charges could follow, particularly if investigators... Read more »
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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

Toilet concerns:

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have a few questions about HIV transmission. if there was menstrual blood in a toilet, and it splashed up on your rectum or vagina, is it possible to get infected? same question for if there were feces, Read more »

blood donation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The nurse was touching with her finger, no gloves, the hole on my arm from which I donated blood, during a blood donation session. The hole was still open and there was blood on it. I don't recall her having blood on her finger, Read more »

HIV in routine Blood Tests?

Posted by Hifb, 2 Replies
...I had unprotected oral sex and intercourse with a man of unknown HIV status about three years ago- Since then I have donated blood (about 3 months after the encounter) and had several blood tests, one for mono and two during emergency room... Read more »