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If You Have The Flu Does That Mean You Have Hiv And Aid

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Flu Season and Living With HIV

Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes...
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nurses aid with needlestick injury

Dear Dr.FrascinoMy injury occured on Feb.2 of this year. I work not in a hospital but in a hotel which houses marginalized people most with mental illness and drug addiction. Many of our residents have hiv. And most would prefer to die in their...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It is difficult for me to comment specifically, as I'm not exactly sure what you mean when you write "I was removing a garbage bag from her room and it lightly tapped my leg." Did the uncapped needle actually pierce your skin???... Read more »

HIV & 1st AId

Hi all, Three Qs in one here sorry, I work as a volunteer co-ordinator in developing countries and am responsible for the saftey and welfare of up to 15 young volunteers at a time. I am required to provide basic first aid for them in an emergency...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Dear Lachlan, Wow! You DO have questions. Fortunately, we have suggestions. As to the first aid: the answer for you and for those who might render first aid to you is the same: universal precautions. That means always use a barrier when blood is... Read more »

first aid, general public

what happens if someone in public has AIDS and they cut themselves you you happen to get blood on yourself?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Several parts of this are confusing to me. If you're out in the general public (the only other choice is at home), how would you know if someone who's bleeding has AIDS? Or even HIV, for that matter? So it's best to respond to human... Read more »

can i get aid from razor

i went to barber for a hair cutt ..i dont know whether he has change the razor bade....next day i feel like i have some cold and day after that i feel like vomiting ...it may due to anxiety that i have because i feeling really nervous abt aids.....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV this way! HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body fluid. HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body and definitely would have been dead when you were shaved.The symptoms that you are experiencing... Read more »
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Blood on Cotton Ball & Band Aid - not mine

Posted by Olive, 1 Reply
Hello,

I hope the experts can help me out. I went to get a routine HIV test done at a local clinic here in Kenya. The syringe was new, however after drawing the blood the nurse put a cotton ball on my injected area to cover the blood....I noticed... Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen
Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Lemonnier and Jay A. Berzofsky2,*
* Molecular Immunogenetics and Vaccine Research... Read more »

What exactly are "flu like symptoms"....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know with HIV you can't go by symptoms (so they say). But if one was to experience them, they say you'd have "flu like" symptoms. What exactly does that mean? Is it stomach flu type of symptoms where you can't keep anything down, and you just... Read more »

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »