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safety about hiv rapid test pad

hi, Dr Robert;I Have read some of your answers regarding the safety of rapid test pad. according to your answer, seems those rapid test pads do not contain any infecious virus, and made of bio combinants. does that mean MOST rapid test kit in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It means all rapid test kits (and other HIV testing assays) on the market are safe, do not contain any virus and pose absolutely no risk for possible infection.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Water Safety for HIV +

Dear Dr,I am hiv + with cd4 around 400. I just found out my well water tested high for nitrate... Read more »

HIV meds and Heart Safety?

I have never been on meds yet but will be starting soon my cd4 is good (505). My question is, I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African Mines Must Have HIV, TB, Workplace Safety Policies to Receive License, Minister Says

Speaking at an event where South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe urged the mining industry to take greater steps to address tuberculosis (TB) and HIV among its employees, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu "announced that mining... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Improved Global Safety Monitoring of HIV Drugs Is Needed

With at least five million people worldwide taking antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection, the¬†International Forum for Collaborative HIV Research, in a PLoS Medicine Policy Forum published on Tuesday, "recommends that improved and sustained... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mandatory HIV Testing Should Be Instituted for Public Health, Safety Officials Exposed to Bodily Fluids, Commentary Says

HIV testing should be mandatory in Massachusetts when public health or safety officials are exposed to a person's bodily fluids, Elissa Ely, a psychiatrist in the state, said on Monday in a commentary on NPR's "All Things Considered " (Ely, "All... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safety Risk Associated With HIV Drug Videx

A rare but serious liver disorder has been reported in some patients taking the HIV drug Videx (didanosine) and its delayed-release formulation, Videx EC, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Monday. FDA said 42 cases of non-cirrhotic... Read more »
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Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

your opinion on needle safety at std clinics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do you think that there is any possibility that a needle could be used twice? what precautions are taken so that this does not happen?

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safety of testing at state run std clinics... plea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i was tested at a state run std center (did not know where else to go)and i was wondering if their is any chance a needle could be used twice? i know i am a paranoid but can any of you share what safety procedures are taken? would it be possible for... Read more »

THE DEATHANGEL

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok I know known of you people know me and I'm going to keep it like that for safety purposes, but I have a lot to say, and I think a lot of people who are wondering weather or not they have hiv/aids need to hear. A year ago I was doing very good... Read more »