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Do People Get AIDS From Blood On Hand

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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in which people have high levels of glucose in their blood. Almost 24 million Americans have diabetes and at least 57 million have pre-diabetes. Glucose is a type of sugar. It is used as fuel by the body. When you eat, your body...
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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 that she was HIV positive. How accurate are the tests that the Red Cross performs? She is getting an HIV test but I would like to know what the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...donation centers are very sensitive so that they won't miss any true infections. In the process they pick up some false-positives (people who are HIV negative but test positive on these very sensitive screening tests for a variety of reasons). If... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the basic facts about HIV and AIDS. AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). People who are infected with HIV can look and feel healthy and may not know for years that they are infected. However,... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the basic facts about HIV and AIDS. AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). People who are infected with HIV can look and feel healthy and may not know for years that they are infected. However,... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...think is a heat rash, and a sore throat and a few bumps on my inner thigh. I'm so worried. I understand that there are many people who have questions far greater than mine and I understand if it takes you a while to answer this question but... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been infected with HIV from being stuck by needles in non-health care settings? Are lesbians or other women... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...that all families have this discussion. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that young people between the ages of 15 to 24 account for approximately half of all new HIV infections in the world, and represent... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

...atazanavir. This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor instructs. Atazanavir is taken... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...Trizivir.Trizivir does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Trizivir comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. Recommended Daily Dose The... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at different times and had no cuts on my hand 4. Wrestled and afraid I got someone's blood in a cut on my back... Read more »

Question for AIDS dissidents

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...HIV/AIDS...just very intrigued by the disease) that, in general, those that adhere to their HIV medication regimen usually have good blood counts (normal CD4s, relatively low viral load, and WBCs in the normal range). On the other hand, we just... Read more »

HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
...I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility. Read more »

HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months Read more »