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Hiv Meds And Fingernail Problems

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Repeat Customer -- Repeat Donations - I only trust you, (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2009)

Dear Dr Frascino, I as at a Networking Function and a woman went to touch my face and I pulled back and her finger nail which was almost a half mile long and hit me in the face. It was too far back on my face for me to see much. It stung a little...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk.As for the G8, well let's just say they all seem a bit uptight. Perhaps your massage gal could loosen them up a bit?Dr. BobFinger nail Oct 30, 2008 Short and simple. Can you get HIV from someone scratching you with their finger nail? I was... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Connect With Others

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems Read more »

Terrified, Emotional, Alone

Posted by Pratt, 19 Replies
...tale signs like darkened complexion and fingernails,hair loss, nausea and headaches. I didn't pay much attention to the biggot HIV remarks from friends and other people before but now it seems as though that's all I hear and that's all I can... Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

so sick, false negitive(s), so mad!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...strange, but your tests are negitive, congradsulations!!! I've started the pill to regulate hormones. I've also noticed that my finger nails are turning white...cirrosis? Hep b,c, neg. I have blood sugar problems and have a cold year round. I... Read more »