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Getting Hiv From Blood On Clothes

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids"...
Ask the Experts

Nipple sucking and masturbation in a cloth

Sometimes, people make such silly mistakes, for which they have to repent throughout their lives. I also made one mistake by visiting a local brothel at New Delhi, India. This place was very different than what I thought of in my mind before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prostitute "caught (you) and dragged (you) to her small room"??? WOW. That sounds like a really aggressive whorehouse. Your HIV-acquisition risk from the activities you describe is completely nonexistent. Stop worrying. If my reassurance is not... Read more »

5 times before Blood Drawn - HIV Concern

Hello DoctorI admire the work that you do and the meaningful service that you provide. I am happy to donate $50 to your Foundation, and another $50 when I am convincingly reassured that I am HIV-negative. This is my story:I deep kissed a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would prefer to change needles; however, from the information provided, I do not see a risk for transmission/acquisition of blood-borne pathogens (HIV, hepatitis). I should mention that your statement, "I was pricked a total of 5 times," could,... 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
...your washer, the purpose being to get the stain out, as there wouldn't be any live virus to "kill!" Regarding caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home, yes, sheets can be washed (use detergent with bleach) and dried without any risk of... 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
...swollen glands, tiring easily, losing weight, fever, or diarrhea. Different people have different symptoms.HIV is in people's blood, semen, vaginal fluid, and breast milk. The only way to tell if someone is infected with HIV is with a blood... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...include the brain, heart, kidneys, eyes, liver, genital tract and joints. This form occurs most often in people with low white blood cell counts ( neutropenia ). This type of infection is also called disseminated candidiasis. Diagnosis Oral,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...happen if one of the persons involved is infected with HIV. Some people assume that certain behaviors (such as anal sex) cause AIDS, even if HIV is not present. This is not true. 2. ...in sufficient quantity... The concentration of HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread... Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 Replies
...how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn STDROmance.com Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband is HIV+ He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor. My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, Read more »

nervous and confused

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the blood was diried or not . i am panicked over it . It seems that everyday I can come up with a new scenerio for getting hiv.I am seeking help...but if someone could answer this I would appreciate it .Thanks. Read more »

HIV STORY

Posted by Anonymous
...started to worry. I kept thinking, Why is he testing me five times? Then he said, "OK, now it's time for your report. When your blood looks like this" -- he pointed at the test results -- "it means you have the virus. You are HIV positive, and... Read more »