Flu Symptoms After Touching Dried Blood Worried I Have HIV
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Thanks for your kind comments!Your concerns about HIV transmission via dried blood are unwarranted. This question comes up fairly frequently. See below.Stay well.Dr. BobBlood In BedMar 25, 2009Dear Dr,I know questions of dried blood have been... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Nope. Saliva does not transmit HIV. (See below. I'll reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Stay well.Dr. BobDr.... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusIt sounds like you have many questions about how HIV is transmitted. This is very important stuff for you to learn for your own health AND how to be a good support to your sister as she manages her health (HIV and recovery from her broken... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your son's HIV-acquisition risk from year-old dried blood on a pillow is completely nonexistent. HIV testing is not recommended. His illness three weeks later has absolutely nothing to do with HIV and sounds very much like classic... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by panic05, 5 RepliesI 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.
Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »
Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Replyhave been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »
Posted by SkilledWorrier, 1 ReplyHi. I'm a moderate worrier... having sudden acute concerns that result every so often.
At school a couple days ago, there was a decent amount (1-2 sq. in., or so) of dried blood on the desk next to me. And it's possible that blood on the table could... Read more »
Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 ReplyDoes anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?
This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV