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Hiv And Eye Infections

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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
...Hello,The updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV indicate the average risk for HIV transmission after a mucous membrane exposure is approximately 0.09%. Your transmission risk Read more »

splash of hiv infected blood in the eye

I was at work and I was washing the instruments that were used on a hiv pt. the blood that was in... Read more »

HIV infection through sweat in eyes

Hi,I have read in many placs that you can not be infected through contact with the sweat of and HIV... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Anti-HIV Treatment Improves Immune System and Fights Sight-Threatening Eye Infection

...A combination of anti-HIV drugs appears to help rejuvenate the immune systems of people with AIDS and prevent progression of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Combination Drug Therapy for AIDS Found to Control Blinding Eye Infection

...Researchers at the National Institutes of Health havediscovered that a combination of protease inhibitors andother anti-HIV drugs used to treat people with AIDS canprevent or delay the progression of cytomegalovirus (CMV)retinitis, a potentially... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include bad taste in the mouth, constipation, cough, depression, diarrhea, eye infection, flu-like illness, fatigue, herpes simplex infection, itchy rash, loss of appetite, muscle pain and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected Read more »
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Umm worried over last night

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...using my shirt sleeve to wipe off sweat. Is there a chance that his blood could have gotten in my eyes and infected me if he was HIV positive? Read more »

tell me the truth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...when you have hiv do your eyes get red alot and get some eyelid swelling with spots on lids? Read more »

HIV------AIDS???????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...WELL I WAS WONDERING SOMEONE WHO NEVER KNOW THEY HAVE HIV AND DEVELOPE AIDS ... WELL MY QUESTION IS LET SAY HAD HIV AND DIDNT EVEN KNOW AND THEN I GOT AIDS BECAUSE I DIDNT DO ANY MEDICAL Read more »

How much of a risk?

Posted by Anonymous
...Ok. So this is the situation. One man who i found was hiv + stayed with me one night. We just talk about sex. We stayed with our briefs. Then I realized even without masturbation I ejaculate Read more »