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Hiv Transmission In A Dental Office

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Flipped-Tested and waiting

Dr. Bob-Well, I did it. I got tested yesterday(just 3 days early).I figured it wouldn't hurt due to my risk being remote and essentially non-existent,(eye rubbing) . So, now I wait. I am really afraid. I know everyone said I was O.K.(you and other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the underlying irrational fears is the best way to manage the very real medical problem.Your fears about HIV transmission from dental offices is once again completely unwarranted. HIV has been with us for well over a quarter of a century. Its... Read more »

flipped is crying constantly-why don't you answer?

Dr. Bob: I have written at least 4-5 times and no answer! PLEASE help me. I am soo worried that I... Read more »

Flipped got tested (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER, 2010)

Dr. Bob: Well, I did it! I got tested. I went at 81 days instead of 84-is that OK? Figured since I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...other blood-borne infections), protects patients as well as health care providers from possible HIV transmission in medical and dental offices and hospitals. For more information on preventing occupational exposure to HIV, refer to the CDC fact... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Dental Care Providers Can Help in Early Detection of HIV

...others at risk of transmission. "The CDC has suggested that each year, a significant portion of the population will visit a dental office, but not a medical office. In some states, dental offices are conducting rapid HIV testing, and this may be... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk. What is HIV? How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

A question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My mate might have H.I.V and the other day he spilt a tiny bit of blood which someone drank, a tiny speck of blood, is there any chance of this person catching H.I.V? thanks. Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...curse me and hopoe another person gets the virus, shame on you man but read what i posted on the sites ok and two women got hiv just by working in there homes from a needle stick iniury and no it wasnt from sex ok so just read Read more »

love

Posted by DRLove, 1 Reply
...DR Love wants you to know it does not matter if you blow. If you like to lick or suck it is still safer than a f#ck. HIV don't go that way so you can lick or suck all day. To the Worried Well that never listen. it does not matter what your... Read more »