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Odds Of Contracting HIV Touching Blood

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a toilet paper with blood can I get Hiv

Hi I went t Wal-mart bathroom and I put 3 toilet covers went to the Bathroom and then I saw a toilet paper with blood can I get Hiv I did not touch itToilet paper was in the toilet I might have pee on it.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...No there is no risk of contracting HIV from this circumstance. You had no contact.Joe Read more »

Could i contract HIV?

Dear Doctor Bob, I should start by saying that i have a really bad case of OCD. my story is... Read more »

HIV transmision: Skin and Oral sex (I will donate 40$)

Hello. I asked a question 30 mins ago. But I made a mistake. In one sentence. I forgot to put a... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...Effects of Antiretroviral Medications (ARVs)? Standard blood tests measure blood sugar (glucose) but not blood fats. People with HIV are testing their blood sugar and blood fat levels more frequently because antiretroviral medications seem to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...cells are smaller than normal. This is usually caused by an iron deficiency or chronic disease. A high MCV can be caused by HIV medications. This is not dangerous. However, a high MCV can indicate megaloblastic anemia, where red blood cells are... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How long does it take for them to test HIV ? why do they say 1-2 weeks ? mine was ready in one week and im jw if something did come up say a day you got your blood work Read more »

Still Negative - And Worth Telling People

Posted by Sprite1
...statistically, ridiculously low risk - we're talking a bit of frottage with a dominatrix/escort who was far less likely to be HIV positive than, say, a street crack whore). Anyway, I became concerned, became very, very physically ill, and was... Read more »

help...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...myself from doing anything other than leave. i think i was penetrating him for 5 minutes os so, and the only fuid i can see touching some areas of my hand was lube. was I in any risk? Read more »