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Psoriasis After Blood Splash Worried I Have HIV

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Blood splash in eyes WORRIED

Hey doc first off ur awsome and second ur going a great job. I'm currently a Paramedic and about 5 months ago I got albuetrol with a blood mixture spit at me I'm not sure if it went In my eyes but it did hit me in the face. I did fill a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Paramedic,You are definitely WOO-HOO-able. I see absolutely no cause for worry or additional HIV testing. So relax Max! You're fine.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV&blood splash

I am a resident physician working in ER. yesterday while suturing the blood splashed to my face... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted from body fluids (including blood) splash

Hello. I am a nurse in the CV-ICU (cardiovascular ICU) and a few days ago we had an HIV positive... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can a Drug for Psoriasis and MS Help Protect the Brain From HIV's Toxicity?

Researchers have found that a compound called dimethyl fumarate (DMF) can, in lab experiments with cells and HIV, suppress the production of HIV and cause HIV-infected cells to reduce production of compounds that harm brain cells. Before we detail... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents 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 lab tests is a necessary part of... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: A Complete Guide for Monitoring HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Rise in HIV Cases Three Times Faster Than 20 Years Ago

In a trend called "worrying" by a consultant with the Center for Health Protection, HIV infections in Hong Kong are increasing at a rate three times that of 20 years ago. After the city's first HIV infection was reported in 1984, it took 13 years... Read more »
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Blood splash risk?

Posted by lizzy, 1 Reply
So I am probably worrying over nothing. I work in a lab and felt very stupid as was not wearing gloves at the time. I was uncapping blood samples and whilst doing so a couple of drops of serum (blood) flicked onto my thumb. I washed it thoroughly... Read more »

I m very worried-may i get hiv from this situation?

Posted by hiduku, 1 Reply
I have just come to test center for HIV blood test, once the nurse go and draw blood from my vein she used gloves. (I knew they are not new gloves) She touched finger on my open vein after blood draw. The test center is crowd. May I get HiV from... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
I got blood drawn last wendesday for general health and all the std's. I went to see my doctor yesterday. Everything came back fine with the exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail... Read more »

What are you worried about today?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK - so we are all smart enough to know how HIV is transmitted. But yet we still worry about casual contact, like:
1) "thinking" you stepped on a needle - you would KNOW!
2) stepping on a nail
3) splashing toilet water
4) Thinking Nurse using dirty... Read more »