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Hiv And Skin Infection

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can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or conjunctiva contact with the content of control positive vial at the ELISA kit for HIV testing. they say at the kit information paper that they test the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nonexistent risk. You can't get infected from any of the components in an HIV ELISA testing kit. Period.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and Hep B Infection through Skin

Hi. I was trying to start an IV line of a patient the other day. I was able to insert the venoset... Read more »

Anal Warts & HIV Transmission

I'm an adult male, HIV+ for two years, on meds for 18 months, and undectectable for about 17... Read more »
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Women Alive

Anergy Skin Testing and Prevention Therapy for HIV-Infected Persons

...Having HIV increases the risk of developing otherinfections which are called opportunistic infections.(Opportunistic, simply means that Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Skin/Soft Tissue Infection in a Patient With HIV

...sacral area that has been problematic for three weeks. She has been incarcerated for one year. She has untreated asymptomatic HIV infection with a recent CD4 count of 233 and a HIV-1 viral load of 174,000 copies/mL. She says that "she popped it... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more likely to be infected withHPV than HIV-negative women. HIV+ women, especially women with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide protection against the... Read more »
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Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv will kill... Read more »

Rash

Posted by itsthatgirl, 3 Replies
...I was wondering if there was any connection between Pityiriasis Roseacea and HIV... Is this the skin rash that occur with acute infection? Read more »

2 years and counting

Posted by bsox1972, 3 Replies
...ago i developed athletes foot. it will not go away even with prescribed meds from my doctor. so i looked up skin disorders of hiv infection and what do you know. should i retest? Read more »