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Hepatitis From Not Washing Your Hands

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Person with HIV not washing their hands

I have a question that relates to situation which actually happened (it may sound a bit awkward, but I assure this actually took place).A female employee, hiv +, masturbated in the bathroom (another employee observed her doing this through the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. In response to your questions:1) Can I approach this lady and kindly request her to use better judgement (Ironically this takes place in a large law firm).I suggest that you do not do this, as this may lead to an argument between the two of... Read more »

Washing hands

is an effective way to kill HIV? If someone has bleeding abrasions could soap containing... Read more »

hand washing. OCD.

Dr, Mc Govern,first of all thank you for you wirk.I wonder if you can answer me, i am an OCD... Read more »
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HIV 101: Essential Elements of Standard Precautions in the Correctional Setting

Hand washing Hands should be washed after touching any body fluids, after removing gloves, and between patient contacts. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) PPE should be readily accessible in all patient care areas, housing units,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Free Hepatitis Testing for At-Risk Individuals in Snohomish, Wash.

Snohomish, Wash., Health District is offering free hepatitis C virus (HCV) tests to at-risk individuals. According to Kathy Perkins, health district nurse, they will be using a rapid test this year that gives results in approximately 20 minutes. The... Read more »
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Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clean Hands Save Lives!

Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. It is best to wash your hands with soap and clean running water for 20 seconds. However, if soap and clean water are not... Read more »
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Washing problem

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

After a vaginal intercourse - the condom was OK , I removed the condom with one hand and toilet paper
A few minutes after, I had a shower and washed my hand first and then my penis with weak water flow and soap. Did I have any risk of inflection... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Searching for some info here I became aware about the possibility of being infected with other things apart from HIV. I have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites.

What are the possibilities of being infected with... Read more »

shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either.

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Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Last week I went to a concert and there a guy busted his head open. I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed... Read more »