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Hiv And Bumps

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HIV from "fist bump"

Hello. Yesterday I was asked by a homeless man to buy him some food. I bought him some food, and he thanked me by giving me a "fist bump". He had open sores on his hands, that looked very fresh and might have been bleeding. I then...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello-No this "fist bump" would not pose a significant risk of HIV tranmission. I think you should feel good about your act of generosity and not let this spoil you from doing similar good deeds in the future. Take care,LHW... Read more »

HIV from a Fist Bump -- Possible?? --- Dr. Bob... I Donate to your Foundation Regularly.

Dr Bob, Can you help me with this issue please? I was working with a friend of mine from work. We... Read more »

Bumps, Welts and HIV

During the past three months I've noticed on a regular basis that I will have bumps and welts,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Advocates Urge HIV Education: Tennessee Sees Bump in New Diagnoses for Young People

New HIV diagnoses in Tennesseans ages 15-24 increased by 32 percent from 2005 to 2009, while cases among other age groups dropped slightly, state data show. Advocate Larry "Cowboy" Frampton thinks those figures reflect a lack of both historical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: HIV Program Loses Needed Funding Bump in Compromise

The compromise budget announced Monday night by House and Senate leaders denies a requested funding increase for the state AIDS Drug Assistance Program, the Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP). Citing hikes in the cost of HIV medicines, the longer... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Martell Randolph

  About Martell Randolph Age: xx --> Home: Los Angeles, Calif. Diagnosed: 2000 If an HIV diagnosis is considered to be a "tough pill to swallow," then imagine that a diagnosis of HIV-2 would be like trying to swallow the whole... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Politics of ADAP

The arrival of effective HIV treatment in the mid-90s created new challenges -- among them how to provide these life-saving medications to those who needed them. Enter the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, or ADAPs, designed to provide medications for... Read more »
Connect With Others

Bumpity BUMP BUMP....CDC window

Posted by Virgo, 3 Replies
I wanted to bump this up so the WW's who are new around here can take a looksey!!


http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/gap/pmtct/Trainer%20Manual/Adobe/Module_6TM.pdf

Page 11, point #4

IT STATES:

"A negative result usually means that the person is not infected... Read more »

WHEN A BUMP IS JUST A BUMP!!!!

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
just wanted to point that out. since my 12 weeks negs on elisa and pcr i have stopped focusing so much on every little change or affliction in or on my body. do i still have "symptoms" and doubts? yes, but i am not focusing on it as much. some of... Read more »

Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have these red and white bumps on my arm and biceps, is this a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

folliculitis and bump in throat??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is folliculitis common in early HIV (2-3 months after infection?) i have several infected follicles that itch and burn on my stomach.... I've had swollen nodes for awhile now (felt by a doctor) and a sore throat for over a month, now with a bump... Read more »