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Nail Salons And Hiv

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nail scratched (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2009)

Dear Doc I am helping PLHA in one of small organization in our country. last week I got nail scratched by HIV + person on my left arm accidentally and that person on meds since 7 years ago.I got two small cut and I washed my arm and I put Septadine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with the advice you received from your doctor. HIV is not transmitted by being scratched by an HIVer's nails. (See below.)Dr. BobNail Scratch Aug 24, 2008Hi Dr. Bob - I have a question for you which at first I think is crazy and then Read more »

hiv discoloration of palms, heels and nails

my wife has been on nevirapine, zidovudine, lamivudine and septrin ARVS combination for the last 7... Read more »

PCR needed??- ADDED INFO, SORRY

Hey Dr Bob! Let me just start by saying hottie-to-trottie!!!lol too bad your gay! Now that I have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education Efforts Needed to Reach Black, Hispanic Girls, Women, Letter Says

...girls "where they are" is needed, Gardner writes, adding that HIV/AIDS information should be made "accessible in barber shops, nail salons and community restaurants" and that HIV testing should be offered in a 'broader range of health and social... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...(tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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Risk of HIV infection from nail salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I've frequented the same nail salon from summer of 2002 until winter of 2005. It's somewhat clean, with the pedicure tubs being washed after each use, but Read more »

risk?

Posted by mollyshurtmen, 2 Replies
...hi. today i got my n ails done at a nail salon and i noticed the lady that was doing my nails had fingers that were bleeding. the blood got on my skin and i'm unsure Read more »

Don't know what to think...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I've read numerous articles on the risks of being infected with HIV and other serious diseases like hepatitis from nail salons. While there has never been a confirmed case of transmission this way and it's thought of as being an extremely low - Read more »

I know everyone thinks I'm insane...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...3 people on this board responded to my concerns of getting HIV from the nail salon, all said that it was not possible. With all the information I've seen for the past few months, I'm trying to be optimistic Read more »