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Scary eye exam

Hi I was wondering if you can contract Hiv or hepatitis from an eye exam. The reason for my question is the person before me who was very rough! Before I could notice I had touched something wet with my eye! Not sure if what it was (drops, tears...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis viruses are only transmitted from blood to blood exposure.... Read more »

hepatitid profile exam result

Dear MadamI got my result for my hepa profile exam. and here what it says in my result:hepa B... Read more »

Employment medical Exam

May I ask what kind of medical examination do company conduct to overseas workers particularly from... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mass. Rep. Aaron Vega Works to Raise Awareness by Getting Hepatitis C Test

State Rep. Aaron M. Vega (D-Holyoke) took a hepatitis C test recently at Tapestry Health's needle exchange facility as part of an awareness day. Vega announced that he tested negative and explained that he took the test to show how easy and painless... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC to Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

All baby boomers should receive a one-time test for hepatitis C virus, according to final CDC recommendations announced on Thursday. About 3 percent of baby boomers -- those born from 1945 to 1965 -- are infected with HCV. Those who have not been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure, Schering-Plough Working on Rapid Test for Hepatitis C

On Thursday, the maker of the oral HIV test, OraSure Technologies, joined Schering-Plough Corp. to announce a partnership to develop and market a rapid-result oral hepatitis C virus (HCV) test. Pennsylvania-based OraSure has previously announced it... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Managing Side Effects From New Hepatitis C Drugs

Boceprevir (Victrelis) and telaprevir (Incivek) are newly licensed treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) mono-infection (HCV infection only). Clinical trials are planned or underway testing these drugs in people who are co-infected with HCV and... Read more »
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Tested today for HIV and Hepatitis C

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
So I broke down and went in again today for another HIV test. The test center only tests for HIV-1, so based on what I've read lately, it's not a 3d generation Elisa test. But I am now at more than 5 months out, so I am pretty sure it will be... Read more »

NAT exam

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read in another post that NAT can only grab the virus in the first weaks after, is it true???? Read more »

Exam

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After 6 months i made an Elisa Exam, i have syntoms in mouth, like gengivitis, angular cheilitis, the roof mouth are not soft and always burning, what is expected to me, could someone give some advices?
Thanks in advance Read more »

syntoms and negative exam

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Lots of syntoms that started a week after exposure and negative almost at 6 months. She has HIV, what do you do with this kind of situation Read more »