Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv From Nail Shop

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

nail scratched (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2009)

Dear Doc I am helping PLHA in one of small organization in our country. last week I got nail scratched by HIV + person on my left arm accidentally and that person on meds since 7 years ago.I got two small cut and I washed my arm and I put Septadine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with the advice you received from your doctor. HIV is not transmitted by being scratched by an HIVer's nails. (See below.)Dr. BobNail Scratch Aug 24, 2008Hi Dr. Bob - I have a question for you which at first I think is crazy and then Read more »

hiv discoloration of palms, heels and nails

my wife has been on nevirapine, zidovudine, lamivudine and septrin ARVS combination for the last 7... Read more »

Blue Nails & HIV?

My brother contracted HIV and now has blue finger nails. His doctor (he is in a state prison) tells... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...(tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
Connect With Others

Risk of HIV infection from nail salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I've frequented the same nail salon from summer of 2002 until winter of 2005. It's somewhat clean, with the pedicure tubs being washed after each use, but Read more »

blood exposure- please help!

Posted by scared_elf, 2 Replies
...The documents must have been lying there for about 10 minutes with the blood on them. The mark is about 1cm. I often bite my nails and therefore I have cuticles which are often open and sore. So I am so scared the blood on the page could have... Read more »

Stepped on a nail

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can yout get hiv from stepping on a nail? I've had a tetanus shot recently. Thanks! Read more »

nail fungus

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... have many people out there had problems concerning nail fungus around the nail, not affecting the nail itself? What time does this usually accure in HIV infection and does this mean Read more »