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Hiv And Skin To Skin Contact

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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 »

Contact with HIV blood on skin

Hi Doctor:My brother is in the late stages of AIDs and while cleaning up quite a bit of dried blood... 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 »
Articles
Tibotec Therapeutics

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Intelence Labeling: Severe Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions

...you have any questions, require further information on product safety, or wish to report adverse patient experiences, please contact Tibotec Therapeutics Medical Information at 1-877-REACH TT (1-877-732-2488). Alternatively, adverse events may... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...can cause serious emotional or psychological problems. How Does Molluscum Spread? Molluscum can be spread by direct skin contact. It often spreads through sexual activity. Molluscum can infect any part of the skin, but it is especially... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...breast milk from a woman who is not infected to feed their babies. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on HIV and pregnancy. Contact With Blood HIV is one of many diseases that can be transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are helping someone... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an... Read more »
Connect With Others

A question about risk of infection

Posted by jack949, 2 Replies
Hello, this must sound so stupid it's embarrassing already, but yesterday I was masturbating a woman for about 10 minutes, and after that, without washing my hands I went to have a pee. Now I read on the internet that the head of the penis is where... Read more »

Testing and Depression

Posted by oi812Help, 3 Replies
It has been 37 days since possible exposure (i got herpes, had protected sex with street worker) how much more time do I have to wait if I decide to test? It has gotten to the point that I just find myself depressed from reading, reviewing,... Read more »

Joint pain and Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does any one know the correlation between pain in the joints and skin conditions such as subheroic dermititis to HIV. My contact was about a year ago (protected sex with an escort) and for the last 6 months I have had rashes and pain in the... Read more »

infected blood on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...my t-shirt at the level of my arm.At that time I didn't know of his hiv status and didn't check carefully the condition of my skin nor washed the area althought I remember that the skin was intact.A friend of mine who knows the guy informed me... Read more »