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dried blood on an HIV patient

Hi dr. Bob! Im a nurse, and i received a patient from the ER with penile bleeding. He is HIV+, and as i introduced myself to him, he shook my hand and while talking to him i noticed that his hand is covered with dried blood. I immediately went to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...six months, if you remain concerned. The odds are astronomically in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this bloody handshake.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

bed bugs blood... (BEDBUGS, 2011)

Noticing that there is a strong distinctive odor when I've killed a few. I wonder if there is a... Read more »

hand washing (aids and hep c)

Thanks for answering my previous question, very interesting info. I have 1 more question, would you... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend to have lower viral loads (amount of HIV in the blood) compared to men who are newlydiagnosed Women generally have a faster disease progression, and lower CD4... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? ... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...thirst Need to urinate frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high.... Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 2 Replies
...is HIV+ and she inserted my penis into her vagina at some point before I put on the condom), what is the probability that I contracted HIV? Should the fact that I covered my penis with the same hand I used to rub her vagina (had vaginal... Read more »

is this a risk?

Posted by mslatinpear, 1 Reply
...blood test. i'm very worried that I could have contracted HIV or something from the blood on the chair. She didn't wash her hands between wiping the blood with the alcohol wipes and using a new wipe on me. what if she had gotten something on... Read more »

I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
...them all back. Did I contract HIV ? Please help ? Q: From any of these act, did I contract HIV ? Q: What are chance of me contracting HIV from hand job ? Q: What does Absence on WB meant, 3 years ago ? Q: Did I get any STD from the Hand Job... Read more »

Still Negative - And Worth Telling People

Posted by Sprite1
...girl I knew from work, and ended up sleeping with her. I insisted on no sex - we didn't have a condom. I wanted to be safe - hands only. Anyway, we were very drunk, and once we were actually in bed, things got a bit... oral. Two weeks later, I... Read more »