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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Touching Blood

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pls clarify as her parents died due to aids, is Der any possibility of getting her hiv, has she entered aids stage that's why she has been tested negative for hiv ? if a person enters aids stage can he or she can show hiv positive or not? as...
Shannon Southall

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HiAgain just because her parents had HIV does not mean she has it. HIV test will always show positive if someone is positive no matter what stage of the disease they are in. Because the test is looking for the body building antibodies against HIV.... Read more »

daughter of 2 may have touched blood

Hi, I have been diagnosed with an ocd regarding hiv, but still awaiting treatment. When I was at a... Read more »

Touch possibly HCV body fluid. Your advice please!

Dear Dr. Dieterich,I touched some blood on a public toilet seat when I cleaned it two months ago. I... Read more »
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My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last weekend, we had a party at my home with some friends (I knowing or I unknowing). After the party, I cleaned the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched... Read more »

Vagina touched toilet

Posted by Lyndsay1, 3 Replies
i was out drunk and went to the toilet and went to sit down and my vagina touched the toilet seat. I'm terrified i might have caught hep c or hiv. Help. Ps i have high anxiety and ocd which doesn't help

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Possible transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone heard about getting HIV from a sore on the skin, say from blood or fluids getting on the skin and then getting inside through a sore or something else

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