Hiv Wounds That Will Not Heal

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wound-to-wound contact

Hello Doctor,I am asking this question to you after I have searched all over the internet and here on this forum for many days. Please help me make this one of those QTND (Questions that never die). I will make a donation for supporting the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the events you describe is nonexistent. If HIV were that easy to catch, it would have wiped out the planet Read more »

Slow Healing of Wound

I'm taking Lamivudine+Zidovudine+Nevirapene for 4 years and replaced Zidovudine to Tenofovir 6... Read more »

Wound won't heal

I have a surgical wound that wont heal. On June 15, 2004, I had my left inguinal hernia repaired.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex Before Circumcision Wounds Are Healed Could Increase Female Partners' Infection Risk, Study Says

...undergoing circumcision might be more likely to transmit the virus to their female partners if they have sex before the circumcision wounds have healed, according to preliminary results from a study being conducted in Uganda and presented on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...Benefits of Echinacea? The major use of echinacea is to treat colds and flu. It is also used for urinary tract infections, skin wounds that aren't healing well, and skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Echinacea stimulates the immune... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...members about a disease that is very preventable. An Interfaith Declaration "But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds," declares the LORD. -- Jeremiah 30:17. 2 In an effort to develop an appropriate response to HIV/AIDS from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Examine Effect of Male Circumcision on Female Partners

...was recorded among couples who resumed sex more than five days earlier than when a health worker confirmed that circumcision wounds had healed completely, compared with couples who resumed sex within five days of confirmed woundhealing,... Read more »
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RE: Friend In Need of Advice!

Posted by elisa101, 1 Reply
...also drank from the same glass. Question that he is worried, can he be infected if there was trail of blood in the drink as his wound in his mouth isn't healed yet? Read more »

please put my mind at rest!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...they would shake my hand if they did). My cut at that stage would have healed a bit (ie blood could not exactly get in the wound). My question is, am I at risk to catching HIV taking what I have said into consideration. Read more »

Sanitary Pads - Real risk or no risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the dark. I was wearing flip-flops at the time and I had a small abrasion at the side of my foot (not a large gaping, bleeding wound, just a small nick that was already healing). My question is: if the pad was soiled with blood and came into... Read more »

Trusting life and feeling safe

Posted by Anonymous
...Having just gotten over a couple of anxiety attacks and now healing some deep wounds (through holistic mind/body/spirit healing) I am wondering how many others experience feelings of not feeling safe. My view is Read more »
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