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How Much Blood Is Needed To Become Effected With Hiv

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how much blood needed to transmit hiv ?

Dear Dr Frascino,Please can you help me. I visited a professional sex worker recently but did not have sex with her , what i did was put the head of my penis into her mouth when ejaculating. I know this is low risk as saliva does not transmit hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You are "worried about this because if there was a minute bit of blood on (your) forehead this would have made contact with (your) scrotum???" What??? What are you? A Cirque du Soleil contortionist???Next, Read more »

HIV and blood clots as a side effect.

Is there any old or recent research evidence that might link the formation of DVT clots in the legs... Read more »

Routine blood work can't show hiv disease?

I understand you get sick of answering this question and that anyone exposed should definitely be... Read more »
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The Effects of Early Syphilis on CD4 Counts and HIV-1 RNA Viral Loads in Blood and Semen

...blood plasma viral loads did not change significantly overall or in subjects with primary, secondary or early latent syphilis. Effects were similar on or off ARV therapy. The prospective study found that blood and semen viral loads were slightly... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

... Terms Used in This Fact Sheet AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS is the most severe stage of HIV infection. People infected with HIV are diagnosed Read more »
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Blood Sugar and Fats

... Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included Read more »
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Blood work

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does early hiv infection have any effect on a CBC? Mine was normal which I thought was good but was not sure if that meant anything. Read more »

Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi, if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that Read more »

Donor blood center test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Quick question if anyone knows out there. What type of test does the blood center use to test for hiv? How effective is it? It would seem nothing would get past them. Right? Where can you get the Read more »