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How Many HIV Cases Of Blood To Blood Contact

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...if they drink breast milk from an HIV-infected woman. Women with HIV should use baby formulas or breast milk from a woman who is not infected to feed their babies. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on HIV and pregnancy. Contact With Blood HIV is one of many diseases that can be transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are helping someone who is bleeding. If your work exposes you to blood, be sure to protect any cuts or open sores on your...
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Can i catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper.

HiI was at a friends house when i went to use the toilet for no 2. i usually experience bleeding from anal fissures when i go no 2 and it was the case also this time. half way through wiping i noticed that there was somone elses dried blood stain on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Can you catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper? The short answer is no. The longer answer is nope!By the way, why don't you have your anal fissures treated? Read more »

Indeterminate Results after blood contact

Hi Dr BobI really like your work here for helping people who otherwise will be worried sick trying to find someone knowledgeable to talk to.. Great job.. God bless you..Will support your good work definitely.. What is the link for the donation if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.HIV cannot permeate intact skin. Consequently "fresh dripping blood" tainted with HIV, which comes in contact with intact skin and is not washed away until it is dried, is not a risk for HIV (or HTLV, STDs).2.A weakly reactive ELISA plus Read more »

blood donation and notification

Hey doc, Just wanted to say before i ask my question, that you provide a wonderful service and should be commended for your expertise and sacrifice. My question is this: About two weeks ago, i donated blood. I dont consider myself at risk, and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your call.If, on the other hand, you have cause to be even slightly concerned that you may be HIV positive and decided to give blood anyway because you "wanted to know the status of my blood," that is unconscionable and immoral and you should be... Read more »

Blood on food

Dear Ryan,Please answer this question. Is there any risk if you accidentally eat food that has a stain of blood on it? I noticed a red stain (it seemed to be blood) on a piece of fruit that I was eating and I am concerned that I may have eaten and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Here's the case:1) It's important to remember that HIV is only known to be transmitted through the following three ways: Sexual contact: anal, vaginal, and oral sex Blood-to-blood contact: sharing injection needles, occupational exposures, blood... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The spread of HIV can be prevented! There are ways to avoid, or at least reduce, contact with body fluids that spread HIV. This info sheet explains how. Methods of Transmission In the past, HIV was... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection drug use with shared equipment. Up to 90%... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...HIV. The myth : "I'm safe because I'm a virgin." The reality: Virgin is just a label. If you have had no sexual contact at all, you're not at risk through sexual transmission. If you have had oral or anal sex, but consider yourself a... Read more »
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I will get hiv? *DELETED*

Posted by feelalive, 1 Reply
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Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, hence making the other person HIV+. Correct or not? Read more »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...minutes of kissing. i went back to my home and i checked my mouth and i could only see the small blister with little red no blood ozzing out . but now that night i had little chaped lips so possiblity of little blood dont know for sure . but when... Read more »

Blood Contact

Posted by Whizkid, 1 Reply
...and ask me for a spare Pen. i gave it to him but while i was giving that to him i noticed his finger was badly injured and the blood was pouring out of his finger wrapped up with his hankerchief. And i had a small cut from the Steel gate of... Read more »