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eye splash exposure with HIV and hepatitis infected blood

I had an exposure to blood from a pt who was both HIV positive and Hepatitis C positive blood. He was receiving continuous dialysis and his blood splashed into my face and both eyes during a flush. I immediately washed my face and flushed out both...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission risk is significantly decreased, as you began a course of PEP within three hours. We don't have statistics for hepatitis C transmission resulting from an occupational eye splash; however, it is also extremely low. Unfortunately there... Read more »

Hepatitis from dried blood

HiAn injured person knocked on my front door for help. He left blood all over the door which I... Read more »

Can i catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper.

HiI was at a friends house when i went to use the toilet for no 2. i usually experience bleeding... Read more »
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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

... Sexual transmission of hepatitis C (HCV) has been documented since 2000 among gay, HIV-positive men in several major cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Patients May Have Abnormal Blood Sugar

... Blood sugar, or glucose, abnormalities "are common and easily underestimated among patients with chronic hepatitis C infection," Dr. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Approves Device to Test Blood Donors for Hepatitis C

...Thursday, Abbott Laboratories said the Food and Drug Administration had approved its automated Prism HCV device to test for hepatitis C virus in the blood of potential donors. Already approved to test for hepatitis B, the device replaces a number... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan to Compensate Patients Who Contracted Hepatitis C From Tainted Blood Products

...Diet unanimously passed a bill to apologize and compensate patients who were infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood products. The victims say the government continued to approve the use of the blood-clotting agent fibrinogen for... Read more »
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gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having... Read more »

Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

Hepatitis testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know this isn't a hiv question,but does anyone know if hepatitis B and C testing is as accurate at 6 months as hiv tesing.Just wondering as ive tested neg for hiv and hep at 6 months,I know Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis Read more »