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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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HIV risk from (possible) blood left on already cooked food "Bloody Brussels"

My roommate was cooking dinner the other night when she cut her finger pretty badly. She noticed she had cut herself after seeing a drip of blood on the floor. We found 3 drops of blood when cleaning up, one right next to a pot of sauteed brussels...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question!There's absolutely <b>no risk for HIV</b> from the incident you describe.I'm glad to hear that you've been combing through our archived questions/answers! The details you're looking for pop up... Read more »

HIV risk from eating after-birth/placenta

Hi Dr. Bob,This question may sound odd/gross -- although some people do engage in this practice after the birth of a child -- would there be any risk of HIV transmission from eating the after-birth/placenta from an HIV positive mother?Thank you for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Eating the afterbirth/placenta? Ick, I find this topic to be, uh, distasteful! It is true animals eat their placenta. This is primarily for nutrition and the hormonal content of the tissue. Relatively few humans engage in... Read more »

Worry over HIV risk from blood on volleyball "**4th time asking** Blood and breastmilk donation** PLEASE, PLEASE ANSWER"

Hello~Please, please answer my question...I am an occasional blood donor, and I am currently breastfeeding my own baby, and getting ready to donate some of my excess milk to a milk bank for premature babies. I would like your opinion on the level...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for you question,Let me start off by saying that it doesn't sound like you had any risk at all for HIV.This is for many reasons!-- HIV can't live outside the body for very long at all. Once it's out on that ball it's... Read more »

Follow-up to "RE: Worry over HIV risk from blood on volleyball **4th time asking** Blood and breastmilk donation** PLEASE, PLEASE ANSWER"

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q220131.htmlThank you so much for answering my question. I REALLY appreciate it. I just wanted to ask you one more question, for clarification on the direct/immediate topic. I know that a blood smudge on...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,No it <b>would not</b> count as direct and immediate. You're not directly touching the source of blood (girl to ball to you is not direct). Likewise, you're not getting it inside your body immediately... Read more »
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Risk from small volume blood ingestion

Posted by RJT, 2 Replies
Hello. I noticed some blood smeared on my finger whilst eating in a cafe on a shopping trip. I had been picking my lips so assumed it was that and licked it off to see if there was a cut underneath. However there was no cut to my finger and I... Read more »

RISK!? ANXIETY IS EATING ME ALIVE!

Posted by saul100, 3 Replies
if the person I left home with put his penis around my anus and humped me (without penetration). I dont know what that is called..frottage? dry humping? well we were both naked. I was on my back. then he ejaculated, his semen was on the outside of... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
My anxiety its Killing Me.
When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System.
As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a doubleDouble-tussin dm-pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of... Read more »