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Does Bleach Kill Hepatitis Blood On Porous Surface

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...sometimes also provide you with cotton, alcohol swabs, sterile water, and other supplies. If you can't get a new syringe, using bleach to clean your works and equipment (including caps and cookers) is effective against killing the Hepatitis B virus, but only if the bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV,...
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Hepatitis/HIV Exposure? Blood to Fresh Wound?

Hello and thank you!! I recently had a rapid hiv (finger prick) test performed at a local clinic. The healthcare worker wiped my finger with an alcohol-soaked cotten ball and then used a lancet to prick my finger. The worker placed the cotten...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not have any concerns about this sequence of events as you described. Read more »

Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ELISA) out to nine months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your negative hepatitis C antibody and negative HBsAg (hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C.... Read more »

"What you dont know can kill you" and a further donation (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU)

Hi Dr BobI wrote you last week to say that after over a year of feeling really ill following some risky sexual behaviour - Shingles,chronic fatigue, joint aches, gum disease, rash etc etc, and being 100% convinced I had HIV I still couldn`t bring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sharing your experience with the readers of this forum. Hopefully your true-life testimonial of "what you don't know about HIV can kill you" will give many others a swift kick in the ass so they too will get tested.The three primary reasons to... Read more »

kill hiv with lasers

"Visible Light Pulses Knock Out Viruses in Blood" The technique destroys a virus with a pulse of light from a low-power laser. The pulse produces mechanical vibrations in the virus shell, or capsid, irreversibly damaging and disintegrating it, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tissue and is still a very long way away from clinical trials on humans. However, it might be helpful in helping to sterilize blood or fluids outside the body. But again, much more research will need to be done.As for your "one question," yes,... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that help the body fight off infection. Hep C isa virus that attacks the liver, and can cause... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...(see Fact Sheet 504 ) and the anti-HIV drug AZT . There are two main types of lymphocytes (lymphs) . "T cells" attack and kill germs, and help regulate the immune system. "B cells" make antibodies, special proteins that attack germs.... Read more »
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Kill HIV with Photopheresis, Ultra-Violet Blood Irradiation (UBI) Therapies?

Posted by Jon316, 1 Reply
...I've read a little about Photopheresis and Ultra-Viole Blood Irradiation (UBI) therapies being performed by M.D.'s across the U.S., Europe, Russia and Germany. It seems that these procedures Read more »

AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/aids-cure-quest-to-kill-sleeping-viruses-enlists-merck-cancer-medicine.html Read more »

Sorry , it's me again, just a question about blood

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I just wonder whether the conditions will be different between when the same amount of HIV-infected blood is poured on a flat surface (like on a table) and when blood is poured into a container (like into a glass) I mean as the copious Read more »

The waiting is killing me

Posted by Shelly391967, 1 Reply
...took a rapid hiv test this week and it came up positive. went for the blood test but the budget shutdown in NJ effected the state labs and its taking longer to get my results back. having a bad day today, Read more »