Has Anyone Gotten Hiv From Blood On Floor

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

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you
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HIV transmitted by a contact lens?

I dropped one of my contact lenses onto the floor of a men's public restroom the other day. The lens landed on a piece of tile that was dry and I picked it up and looked it over, then put it back in my eye. I have since been afraid that there could...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope!Dr. Bob Read more »

Worried mommy needs help!

I know that in dried blood Hiv is dead but what if water gets onto the blood....would it then reactivate the viral agents? I am concerned as my family and I were staying at a hotel and my little ones were taking a bath and I did not notice prior to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Relax Mom. Your worries are unwarranted. HIV does not reactivate when you add water. It's a virus, not a chia pet! Frevinsakes! Once it's dead, it stays dead. Your little Read more »

question from europe

dear dr. Frascino,i am sorry to bother you, but in my country, we dont have such forums and i dont have opportunity to discuss my questions. i have one problem with risk of hiv and i really need help and this is the best site i have found... i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."made-up situation." I fully realize you are scared. However, your fears are totally unwarranted. You state, ". . . I don't have HIV anxiety . . ." yet you clearly admit you fear blood and the fact your husband and dog may have come into contact... Read more »

$30 drunkin' debauchery Q&A

Ok doc I need you help. I'm so glad that I found this website and found you!! Good karma to you!Here it goes...First off, I am female.. The other night while VERY drunk, I went to use a public restroom facility. I was wearing open sandals at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent. If HIV were that easy to catch, it would have wiped out the planet long ago.Stop worrying. Also Read more »
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...Effects of Antiretroviral Medications (ARVs)? Standard blood tests measure blood sugar (glucose) but not blood fats. People with HIV are testing their blood sugar and blood fat levels more frequently because antiretroviral medications seem to... Read more »
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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

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