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Hiv Infected Blood And Skin Contact

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Risk of infection through blood/skin-contact

I work as a biology teacher. At the end of the year I let some of my students test there bloodtype by adding antibodies (anti-A,B and Rh) on drops of there blood. After the lesson (a couple of minutes later) I saw that one student had forgot to...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is no risk from the situation you're talking about. Simply put, there wasn't a good way for HIV to get into your body. <b>Also</b>, there was a <i>very</i> small amount of blood out in... 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 »

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... Read more »
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infected blood on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
4 years ago I gave first aid to a guy who had been wounded in a fight.He was bleeding.I approached him trying 2 help but he pushed me away.Later on when I left I noticed a big stain of blood on my t-shirt at the level of my arm.At that time I didn't... Read more »

blood contact

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received a splash of infected blood on my arm while giving first aid to a friend of mine who is hiv+.My skin was intact in that point but I didn't wash it immediately couse I saw it later.I didn't ask for PEP.Am I at risk?
Six months after the... Read more »

Blood Contact - PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am absolutely terrified and I need some help on this. My neighbor is HIV+. He had a few scabs on his knuckles and was punching me in the shoulder just to joke around. When I noticed the scabs (not until an hour or so later), I went home and... Read more »

blood contact

Posted by Anonymous
hi there,i was reading some posts about how hiv can infect through cuts,Why does the cdc say that all cuts should be bandaged up when dealing with hiv ppl?

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