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Hiv Risks Eyes

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HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just washed or rinsed his hands after using the toilet. I don't know this person or their HIV status. I don't know if they had cuts in their fingers, hands,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Is this a risk for HIV transmission?" Nope!Should you take PEP? No, of course not. What you should do is read through the archives of this forum, paying particular attention to exactly how HIV is and is not transmitted!Dr. Bob Read more »

Infection via eye mucosa and PEP-Follow up please

Dear dr. YoungThank you for your swift answer. I decided not take PEP, since the source patient was... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted from spit in the eyes?

I was wondering if HIV can be transmitted from spit in eyes? My son who is in grade school was spat... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines Risks HIV/AIDS Advocates Face While Working in Somalia

... The Boston Globe on Monday examined the risks HIV/AIDS advocates face while providing prevention services in Somalia. According to the Globe Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...who is bleeding. If your work exposes you to blood, be sure to protect any cuts or open sores on your skin, as well as your eyes and mouth. Your employer should provide gloves, facemasks and other protective equipment, plus training about how to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV-infected blood or, less frequently, when infected blood comes in contact with a worker's open cut or is splashed into a worker's eyes or inside their nose. There has been only one instance of patients being infected by an HIV-infected... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver Problems Some HIV drugs can cause liver problems. It is believed that women and people over the age of... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...doc I have not seen any visible signs of blood on her lips when I have started kissing. After 2 days i had an ache near to my eyes(Upper side due to sinusitis blockage).That pain withered away within 5days.Then I had no problem for sometime.Now... Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...soap) with fresh water. I did I put my hands under the water and rinsed my nose. As I did this, I through some water inside my eye. now I am afraid that if that stain was blood, then I may have become infected with HIV, because I touched the... Read more »

In eye

Posted by Anonymous
...Does anyone know what risk there is for hiv getting sperm in your eye. I am female and was giving oral to a male who pulled out no sperm got in my mouth but some shot in my eye,i am very worried Read more »

possible eye exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...dry, where a large part came on my shirt and a few drops of the water came in my face. I do not remember if a part entered my eyes, but being feared as I am, I would like to know if there is a risk from transmission of HIV if a part of her blood... Read more »