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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, ". . . where I shaved... Read more »

Do I need to get an hiv blood test? Please very concerned

Hello and thank you for your time. I had an exposure in August and time was alproaching to be... Read more »

blood to blood (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES) (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

If you're having unprotected sex and both of you bleed, can this cause HIV to form, or if... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's Blood Supply Not Being Monitored Properly for HIV, Needs International Assistance, Report Says

China's blood supply still is not being monitored properly for HIV despite the Ministry of Health 's efforts to monitor the country's blood collection centers, according to a report released Thursday by New York-based Asia Catalyst , Reuters ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Cleansing Would Raise Need for Donors

Treating donated blood to kill HIV and other dangerous organisms damages the blood enough to require blood centers to increase their drives for donations. This is but one consequence of a new procedure being introduced to clean blood products of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aussies Getting Blood Transfusions When Not Needed

Up to 30 percent of non-urgent blood transfusions in Australia are unnecessary and possibly dangerous, and they occur partly due to a misperception that a blood "pep up" is good for patients, a health expert warned Tuesday. Speaking at an... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

Hepatitis C treatment: how, why, when Who needs treatment? How is hepatitis C treated? What is pegylated interferon? How long is hepatitis C treated for? Goals of hepatitis C treatment Predicting the response to treatment ... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have physical signs of possible hiv infection but tested negative on hiv1 several times after the 6 month period. Signs are purpura marking on fingertips and soles of feet, white hairy tongue and creamy looking cheeks of mouth. My last blood... 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 put me at risk? i am extremely worried about this! Read more »

judge needed for guy(hiv pos) who wants to be cop

Posted by alive2, 2 Replies
i was just reading about this case, it clearly is breaking federal law, americans with disabilities act. but i have more of an issue with the peoples comments on yahoo, and how they all sound as if they know what it is they are talking about, when... Read more »

HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today & saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »