How Long Does Hiv Tainted Blood Stay Active
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Rocky Mountain CARESHi HIV begins to die once it leaves the body and becomes unable to infect. The risk of HIV transmission happening during this procedure is extremely low to no risk at all. There would have to be a significant amount of blood in the ointment that... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiNo risk for HIV transmission in this instance! HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body and is unable to infect. If the scope were used on the patient prior to your partner there person would obviously have to have HIV and be bleeding in... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Nursing Student,First of all I want to remind you and all health care workers that any time you sustain a potential occupational exposure you should report the incident so that it can be documented and appropriately evaluated. Had you done so,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Pillboy,I would strongly doubt your "labs have been tainted." You've had a detectable HIV plasma viral load for five years. Certainly there couldn't be a laboratory or technical error every time you had a viral load test!... Read more »
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Posted by magnum, 1 ReplyI have delayed getting tested for 10 years.
I am a black male. I had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Atlanta, and contracted gonorrhea in 1999.
One week later I got the worst sore throat I ever had.
Four years later, I got post nasal drip from... Read more »
Posted by kclost, 3 RepliesHi everybody. I've been all over the place emotionally since finding out, but reading over this board has helped. One thing I've noticed is a kind of sharp divide between people who seem to have a great outlook and trying to live normal lives, and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI recently got tested and thankfully it was negative. Now I want to stay that way, but I'd still like to have "fun". I also want to avoid all the other STD's besides HIV. So now I'm trying to make a list of safe things that I can do. If anyone has... Read more »
Posted by scaredtoday, 1 ReplyHi. I have read many answers and realize many people worry needlessly about activities that aren't really high risk (e.g., oral sex or protected sex). My risky behavior was indeed risky although I'm not sure how much. I am a woman and basically... Read more »
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