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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 »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,
I am 30 years old and suffer from OCD. Contamination fears and everything. Here is what happened last saturday. I was at a laundromat washing my clothes. I went to the bathroom and washed my hands.
I used a lot of soap because of my... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... 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 i could have hiv ,i do not know anything about this... Read more »

possible eye exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello.

I would like to know if there is risk in the following situation which I experienced a few months ago. I have a fear to blood and contracting HIV for the last couple of years, just for your info.

A few months a go, on a warm day I went on a... Read more »
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hiv/hep c risk from possible blood on eyes/lips?

Hi I have a question regarding risk of transmission. I was at work and taking the blood sugar of a patient who was hepatitis c positive with a history of drug use. The lancet you put blood on on the accu dose got stuck a little behind the patients...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds <b>highly unlikely</b> that anything got in your eyes/lips that you didn't notice. Besides, you would've needed a significant amount of fluid (which really doesn't sound like it... Read more »

risk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)

I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in your eyes. I did something stupid and was jerking a guy and when he ejaculated, some go in my eyes. I wiped with a tissue and then immediately rinsed with water....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As you might imagine, you are not the only one who has experienced this "occupational hazard." I'll reprint just a few of the many posts from the archives that address this topic.Are you at "high risk"? No.Is there some... Read more »

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...
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 »

occupational exposure risks with eye splashes

I am a new RN. Curious to know what the risk of contracting HIV or hep from a PEG tube splash to the eye. It was following a flush with water. I am not sure how it happened but only one drop of somethin was in my right eye. It could have been water,...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Splashes to the eye or other mucous membrane are worrisome if there is visible blood (or CSF) present. What you describe does not sound risky.I hope you reported this incident to occupational health and followed their procedures. This generally... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Eyes 90 Percent Coverage of HIV/AIDS Interventions Among High-Risk Populations

Interventions to prevent and control HIV among China's high-risk groups should grow to 90 percent coverage by 2015, according to a five-year plan adopted by the State Council AIDS Working Committee, which met Friday. Vice Premier Li Keqiang listed... Read more »
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 , United Nations programs in Somalia focus on educating people about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Strange Changes Deep in the Eye Linked to HIV and Possibly Hepatitis C Virus

A virus called CMV (cytomegalovirus) is commonly found in adults. This virus generally does not cause serious disease except in cases when the immune system is greatly weakened, such as in cases of organ transplantation, cancer and AIDS. In the... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: Should You Always Tell It All?; Getting More Shut-Eye; Tips for the Newly Diagnosed; and More

HIV News &amp; Views, February 21, 2013 - TheBody.com February 21, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV &amp; Your Health HIV Treatment News... Read more »