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exposure (non-sexual)

Hi,I am a nursing assistant working in a long term care facility. I was caring for a 92 year old man who was at the end of his life. I am not aware of hisHIV/AIDS status, but he was on a medication that I didn't know the cause for it. I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission in your situation is highly unlikely.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most... Read more »

HIV risk from blood draw during a test "Hiv non sexual transmission"

Hello,I know that my question seems a little bit, or more, unreasonable, but I kindly ask for an answer to ease my mind.6 weeks ago I went for a routinely blood work. The results from my tests were ok, but since I never saw the lab tech open a new...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Believe it or not, you're not the first person to bring up this question. However, rest assured that there is <b>no risk</b> from the situation that you've described. Only professionals who have been... Read more »

HIV transmission non sexual

My question is this. Can you get HIV if a bartender cuts themself while cutting a lime to put in your drink? If there is blood on the lime? I didnt see any but am unsure if you can even get HIV this way. Also I got a new bottle of vitamins which...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Transmission of HIV would not occur in either of these situations. HIV does not live well outside of the body. In both cases, any HIV that was present would have started to die the moment it left the body. Also, for transmission to occur,... Read more »

HIV Transmission (Non-Sexual Risks)

I recently had a blood test at a medical lab. Just before removing the needle, the technician retrieved a dropped vial from the floor but did not change or clean his latex gloves before folding the gauze to cover my wound. I did not see any...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo need to be concerned! HIV dies once it is outside of the body. Yes not the best clean technique by the technician in not changing gloves after picking something up off the floor but again no risk of HIV transmission through this.Be well and... Read more »
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Hiv from unsanitary lotion in non sexual massage

Posted by jackieole, 2 Replies
Hello. Can you catch Hiv from a non sexual massage. I went into a fairly nice spa and had a half hour massage. I noticed the lady (who was very nice) was using a jar of cream.. not a pumop bottle. I have had anxiety issues in the past and i noticed... Read more »

I need help. Is it possible to contract pneumonia

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Lately, for past month I have had random spells where I just dont feel well. Most recently I have started coughing.(last 2 days.) 2 days before the coughing started I had a constant headache for two days. I know my body because I do not get sick... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »