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Most Common Occupational Transmission Of Hiv And Hbv

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Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

Other non-occupational HIV PEP programs may be available through emergency rooms or local clinics. Your city or state department of public health may have more information about HIV nPEP programs in your area. This list merely reflects formal programs that we are aware of at the time of publication. Commentary The decision to use nPEP is a difficult one. Even if you participated in an activity that put you at high risk for HIV infection,...
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3 month and 6 month test guidelines for occupational and non-occupational exposures

Dr. Vegas here again. Another question. I have the impression from reading your forum and from discussing this with other HIV MD's that the 3 month antibody test is pretty definitive. That is, if the 3 month test is negative after an exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Vegas-Doc,I've discussed this topic numerous times over the years. Check out the archives for a more detailed discussion.Briefly, IMHO (which I recently learned from my young niece means "in my humble opinion") a negative... Read more »

re: please please please (DR BOB'S OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE)

ISN'T THIS HOW YOU SUPPOSEDLY BECAME HIV POSITIVE, DR. BOB? Dec 4, 2007Dr. Bob!! Can you please tell me about the possibilities of getting HIV by sharing a razor?? Thank you so much!! You are wonderful!!Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Although we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. I did not contract HIV from a razor! Whatever gave you that idea? See below. Also you can read more about my occupational exposure in the archives and on related links.Dr. Bobhollow-bore needle stickMay 15, 2003 Hi Dr. Frascino What routine... Read more »

re: dr. bob's occupational exposure

wasn't PEP available when you had your "occupational exposure"? you're a doctor - i find it hard to believe you didn't know exactly what to do after an accident like that, or have access to the necessary drugs to ward off...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Sound familiar"???? Well actually yes, you do sound familiar. You appear to be yet another deranged individual with a deep-seated psychopathology and preconceived notions based on stigma rather than fact. You also seem to have... Read more »


... Been with Steve for 14 years which is (1994) and I assume i read somewhere you had a former lover in Sydney.... So my theory says you were gay before the occupational exposure you have had? And maybe in it you found a perfect alibi to hide the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Every now and again someone writes in questioning how I became infected, because I happen to be gay and had a documented significant occupational exposure. One wonders why this would even be an issue. Does it really matter if someone became... Read more »
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Window Period for Occupational Exposures

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Taken from a report on HIV exposure in a health care setting:

HIV Seroconversion in HCWs

Data on the timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are limited by the infrequency of infection following occupational... Read more »

HIV Transmission from a Thumbtack

Posted by thedeceivingpig, 1 Reply
A kid had a thumbtack and he was giving people handshakes and poking them with it. Then he gave me a handshake and I saw that my right index finger was bleeding a little. I want to know if I'm a risk of getting HIV, please help I am very scared. Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

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?
6. Can having another... Read more »