Is Blood The Most Common Source Of Hbv And Hiv In The Workplace
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Rocky Mountain CARESHIRest easy this is not a way for HIV transmission to occur. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Dr. Shaw,1.The fingernail bed is not a mucous membrane. I'd suggest you review your old dermatology and anatomy notes from medical school.2."Microscopic lacerations" around the fingernail are not considered a risk for HIV... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your friend's HIV risk is nonexistent. If he remains worried, let alone terrified and depressed, he should get an HIV rapid test at the three-month mark. The results will undoubtedly be negative. However, this may be the most efficient... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:Once HIV leaves the body, it starts to die. Within a minutes time, it would be unable to infect you. Hepatitis can live in dried blood for up to four days, depending on which strain it is. Having a fresh, open cut could pose a possible... Read more »
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Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesListen People!!! People should be tested after 3 years of exposure.... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesHello all,
First, I must say that I have been reading this forum for the last couple of days and I think this is such a great thing. Thanks to all that have supplied many answers to those in need.
So, here is my story. On Friday March 8, 2002 I met... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThis sounds like science fiction, but.....
I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the HCV or HBV after initial liver enzyme elevation and... Read more »
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