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Open Wound Negative At 3 Months

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How do you define an open wound?

Dear Doc,I have donated to your association a few times. I believe that more efforts should be done to battle HIV. I wrote in a few times but not every time I have gotten a reply. I understand how busy you are but I really hope I can get your advice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing is warranted medically. However, if my reassurance isn't enough to shake your worries, get a single HIV test at the three-month mark to put your (unwarranted) worries permanently to rest. The result will undoubtedly be negative.Dr. Bob Read more »

Open Wound

Dear DocI posted this question earlier but with an incorrect e-mail address. hence the... Read more »

finger frolicking olympics, open wound

Dr FI must say I am another huge fan. You have to be the kindest funiest gentlemen on the net. Ill... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...not have HIV infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children more than 3 months old. Although the practice has not received FDA approval, lamivudine may be used to prevent health care workers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...is no risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of sexual assault or rape. This month-long treatment with HIV drugs reduces the likelihood of HIV infection substantially. It is currently only used on... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
1.yesterday, i noticed that i had two little dots that were only like 5 times the size of this . each. and i saw there was a sliver of blood the length of this l and half as wide as this o; now what concerns me is that 16 hours after this, i... Read more »

need advice

Posted by bobbydiditagain, 1 Reply
...later found had some Menstrual blood, maybe she started bleeding after sex... unfortunately I used the towel to clean one of my open wound on my leg which was result of scratching that day... the towel was wet and had her blood. Now I m very... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

i need some help!!!!

Posted by sylvia, 2 Replies
...I have successfully slipped into the most neurotic peiriod i will ever have in my life. I had unprotected insertive oral 6 months ago. I had a negative OraSure at 3 months - negative. I am getting my results over the phone tomorrow around one pm... Read more »