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Exposed To Hiv

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Nurse exposed to HIV + blood

I am a nurse who was working, I took blood from an HIV + patient, wore the protective gloves and no problems during ths procedure. However, approximately 1 minute later the patient asked that another piece of tape be put on the gauze where the blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The HIV-acquisition risk from this occupational exposure is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. However, it is imperative that all occupational exposures (or potential exposures) Read more »

Husband Dentist Exposed to HIV on Job Yesterday

...Dr. Bob,My husband is a dentist and was exposed to HIV while drilling a patient's tooth. ... Read more »

Exposed to an HIV+ Partner

Hello!Im in South africa and i love this site,its informative!!I need advise on certain issue. Im a... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...guidelines to assist health care workers in preventing and treating the secondary infections that can afflict U.S. children exposed to, or infected with, HIV, were published by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Yahoo! News Examines Increasing Use of Social Networking Sites to Reach People Exposed to HIV, Other STIs

...the rising number of public health agencies that are utilizing social networking Web sites to reach people who may have been exposed to HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. Health departments traditionally have used letters and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

... CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral...Tribune , 1/21). The move... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clues to How Men Exposed to HIV Stay Virus-Free

...of IgA targeted to HIV in secretions from commercial sex workers in Africa and Thailand, who have a high risk of having been exposed to HIV. Clerici said studies underway in mice and monkeys are seeking to reproduce such natural mechanisms for an... Read more »
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Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock. I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived. Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »

hiv exposer from a eviromental surface.

Posted by shayshay, 2 Replies
...Hi, can a person get hiv if a drop of blood get on their virgan from a tiolet seat. I had a Naat test after 3-weeks neg and a 9-week Orasure Advaned neg Read more »

When exposed to HIV you are exposed HEP also?

Posted by Anonymous
...coinfected with Hep. This means that the window period is at least 6 months, right? Anyway, if you have more questions go to www.aidsmeds.com and FEAR of HIV forum. Ask them the window period fo rthat situation YOU PROBABLY WILL HEAR 6 monts to... Read more »